CURRENT LOCATION: BRAZIL


Frederick is on the road in South America. He has worked for AP, the BBC, CNN, Reuters, The New York Times, Monocle, Al Jazeera, VICE and others, recently reporting from Brazil during the World Cup.

O.Z.O.R.A. 2014

O.Z.O.R.A. 2014

VICE / MONOCLE 24: Welcome to a wild world of Hungarian psychedelia, raves and circus shows known as O.Z.O.R.A.
Flight for Survival

Flight for Survival

BBC / ROADS & KINGDOMS: In the Mexican town of Papantla, the gravity-defying “Voladores” ritual is helping the Totonac people preserve their heritage against the odds.
Welcome to Okinawa, Bolivia

Welcome to Okinawa, Bolivia

MONOCLE 24: A rare visit to the remote colony founded for migrants from a Japanese island devastated by World War Two.
For Mexican Prisoners, Music Brings Inner Freedom

For Mexican Prisoners, Music Brings Inner Freedom

VICE: Inmates at Santa Martha Acatitla prison in Mexico City have found a welcome escape – metaphorically, of course...
How Lenin and Red Square ended up in NYC

How Lenin and Red Square ended up in NYC

MONOCLE 24: In the mid-1990s, a bronze statue of Lenin suddenly appeared on New York's Lower East Side – and became an unlikely symbol of gentrification in this gritty urban neighborhood.
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São Paulo water crisis generates wave of Brazilian art activism

São Paulo water crisis generates wave of Brazilian art activism

THE GUARDIAN: A growing movement of artists, activists and independent journalists is challenging dominant media narratives about the drastic water shortage in south Brazil.
Astro-boom offers big bang for the buck in Chile

Astro-boom offers big bang for the buck in Chile

AL JAZEERA: Chile will host 70 percent of global astronomic infrastructure by 2020 – with a boom in tech innovation, engineering and tourism set to follow.
Pinball Paradise

Pinball Paradise

BBC: Hidden away in a dark basement in Budapest, the Hungarian Pinball Museum is a true blast from the past.
Nisman’s Ex-Wife Received Magazine With 'Bullet Mark' Photo a Day Before His Death

Nisman’s Ex-Wife Received Magazine With ‘Bullet Mark’ Photo a Day Before His Death

VICE NEWS: A draft arrest warrant for President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was found in the apartment of Alberto Nisman, who was due to present claims that she orchestrated a cover-up over a 1994 terrorist attack in Buenos Aires.
Seizing Solar Power

Seizing Solar Power

AL JAZEERA: A documentary about one woman’s quest to harness the power of the southern sun with innovative technology.
Spanish orchestra fights with the weapon of music

Spanish orchestra fights with the weapon of music

MONOCLE 24 / ROADS & KINGDOMS: Madrid’s rabble-rousing Solfónica has become an iconic voice of rebellion at protests that have swept through Spain in recent years.
On the Danube, Ambassadors of Culture

On the Danube, Ambassadors of Culture

THE NEW YORK TIMES: The Rivers of Europe ship, a mobile exhibition and performance space manned by a crew of international artists, traveled through a region torn apart by history to promote messages of integration through art, music and dance.
Occupy São Paulo

Occupy São Paulo

VOCATIV: An army of artists took over a huge tower block and created their own cultural center in the spirit of open collaboration – but that didn't stop authorities from trying to kick them out.
Meet the brave boy the World Cup ignored

Meet the brave boy the World Cup ignored

FUSION: Werá Jeguaka Mirim defied instructions to protest at the World Cup opening ceremony, just minutes before the tournament kicked off with millions watching. But the teenager's courageous call for indigenous land rights was ignored by TV cameras and journalists.
Favela food breaks down social barriers

Favela food breaks down social barriers

MONOCLE 24: In Rio de Janeiro, a controversial pacification program is opening up slum neighborhoods to the wider world – and revealing a rich culinary culture that can play a part in changing public perception about these stigmatized areas.
The Cup of contradictions

The Cup of contradictions

RTÉ: Reflecting on the highs, lows and striking contradictions of FIFA’s money-spinning megashow.
Pimping out Brazil’s invisible recycling force

Pimping out Brazil’s invisible recycling force

BBC: São Paolo artist Thiago Mundano strives to give a voice to a quiet army of 20,000 “catadores” who recycle trash from the streets to keep their city clean.