These Photos Show a Glimpse of Life in Sao Paulo's 'Crackland'

  • These Photos Show a Glimpse of Life in Sao Paulo's 'Crackland'

    Posted by on December 21, 2020 at 2:20 PM

    Fábio, who has been coming to 'crackland' for many years, proudly displays his tattoos in June. During the day, he washes car windshields at traffic lights. Photo: Luca Meola for VICE World News

    SAO PAULO, Brazil — Cracolandia, or “crackland” is the name of a single block of buildings in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    The area is host to some 1,600 people a day, who either live on the streets or come in to buy and consume crack cocaine, day and night. 

    I’ve been documenting Cracolandia for three years, with the aim of constructing an alternative narrative around

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