Life in the favela

The Children at Risk Foundation will benefit from the sale of prints of paintings by British artist Jonathan Darby

British artist Jonathan Darby
British artist Jonathan Darby

The British artist Jonathan Darby works on one of the paintings from his new exhibition, Favela.

The paintings are based on pictures taken by the photographer Gregory J Smith for the Children at Risk Foundation, a charity that rescues young people from the streets in São Paolo, Brazil.

This piece is one of a collection that is being displayed at the Signal Gallery in Shoreditch, east London, until 2 April.

Thirty-five prints of the image that Darby is working on in this picture will be sold to raise funds for charity.

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