Bike Art from Brazil – Cabelo’s Street Art

by Tom on October 30, 2009 · 2 comments

in advocacy and activism,bike art,Brazil

Bikejuju is profiling the work of Brazilian artist Cabelo over three posts. The first post presented his illustrations. The second was about his series of bicycle advocacy poster designs. In today’s post, we take a look at his street art. Cabelo wrote the interspersed comments, which were translated by Ana.

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My artistic work is the way have I found to tell people that I think they need to pay attention to the details of their life, that it is important to remember that the other is actually you, that it is important to be connected to nature and to be willing to understand it when it teaches us through its most diverse phenomena.

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Love doesn’t imply pacifism, it’s necessary to have a disposition to fight–though I don’t speak of violence, but of intelligence–to make it clear to the monster that the reason for its pain may be just a little thorn in its foot, and that alone he won’t be able to take it out.

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Thanks to my friends that I have made through street painting, I have come to understand the value that drawing has in my life: self-understanding, limitations, respect of time and evolution.

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Muito obrigado Cabelo! Thanks for letting me share your art on Bikejuju.


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ms. elle November 20, 2009 at 9:36 pm

lovely. lovely. lovely still.

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