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

RODRIGUES/Z

2016-08-18
Sacramento Mural Festival, 2016
Sacramento, 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