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

VESTIGIO 05 screen print will be released on December 6 via Station 16 Gallery online shop.

VESTIGIO 05, 2019
Edition of /50
Four-colour hand pulled screen print on Cranes Lettra 100% cotton 300 g/m2 paper
Signed and numbered
66 × 51 cm (26 × 20 inches)

Print Release / HALF BREACH
HALF BREACH screen print will be released on April 12 in the opening of my solo show DEUXIÈME DÉSINTÉGRATION at Galerie Itinerrance.
Available exclusively at the gallery. Limit of one purchase per person.

For press, sale enquires and show catalogue please contact the gallery via email.

Edition of /50 + 10 AP
Three-colour screen print and laser engraving on paper
Signed and numbered by the artist
Keaykolour Pure White 300 g/m2 paper
50 × 50 cm

Solo show at Galerie Itinerrance
April 12 – June 8, 2019

Galerie Itinerrance presents "Deuxième Désintégration", a solo exhibition by Portuguese artist Add Fuel (Diogo Machado b.1980).

Based on the practice of articulation and reinterpretation that has characterized his artistic activity, ADD FUEL presents in “Deuxième Désintégration” a new exploration of “Désintégation”, a thematic first developed for his first project in Paris, with Galerie Itinerrance in the Tour Paris 13 (2013).
Based on the decontextualization of traditional motifs, this new body of work enhances the artists desire to bring forward his cultural roots, giving them a new life, playing with the audience’s sense of sight and expectation, whilst disintegrating the square tile element into several new shapes and compositions.

“Deuxième Désintégration” was built with a set of visual references, patterns drawn from the artist’s mind to hand in an intuitive process, with no limitations on visual thematic or specific influences other than the immediate ones on his mind.
This universe of seemingly irreconcilable referents that reveal the author’s personality is here materialized in a body of work that combines pieces of a different nature; large and small-scale compositions that express a sophisticated dialogue between techniques and motifs both traditional and contemporary in origin, a showcase of items where the game of contrapositions and replications that typifies ADD FUEL’s original language – one based on crossing artisanal methods, such as ceramic tiles or pottery, with industrial and digital processes of production.

“Twisted tradition and cultural heritage with a twist” are the key words and it’s ADD FUEL’s intent to enhance these ideologies. “We, as a collective set of people, must remember where we come from, we can look into the past, to our father’s fathers, learn, reshape, look into the future, and evolve”.

The vernissage will be held on April 12th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm at Galerie Itinerrance with the artist in attendance and the exhibition will run until June 8th, 2019.

  • Free admission

  • Galerie Itinerrance
    24bis Boulevard du Général d'Armée Jean Simon
    75013 Paris, France

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Announcement video here

Add Fuel / Anthem
I recently collaborated with Electronic Arts and Atrevia in a unique ceramic piece for the videogame "Anthem".

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