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


Lisbon, Portugal, 2015
Curated by Lara Seixo Rodrigues

Electric utility boxes are often a dull and intrusive element in the urban environment. My thought process here was how to turn this everyday object into something interesting. Following my ongoing approach of exploring the relationship between culture, heritage, and modernity, I began playing with the idea of creating an aesthetics that would symbolically reveal some of the history that lies dormant beneath our cities.

Photos ©Lara Seixo Rodrigues