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ADD FUEL is the world wide work of Diogo Machado, illustrator and street artist.


Sacramento Mural Festival, 2016
Sacramento, California, USA
Curated by LeBasse Projects

Although his true origins are still a matter of dispute between Portugal and Spain, João Rodrigues Cabrilho (or Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo) has long been thought of a Portuguese navigator in service of the Spanish crown. Having been the first European to have navigated along the coast of the present-day state of California, I felt a connection I had to explore in this particular mural, together with the patterned tile work.

Watch the video here.

Photos ©Roderick Cooney