FEATURE: The Empowering Art of Brazilian Graffiti Artist & Illustrator Adelson Boris

Check out the work of Brazilian visual artist and art educator Adelson Boris. The Recife based illustrator – whose interest in art started after attending a graffiti workshop in...
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Check out the work of Brazilian visual artist and art educator Adelson Boris. The Recife based illustrator – whose interest in art started after attending a graffiti workshop in 2003 – cites black culture as his biggest influence and is known for using black women as central figures in his work – a body of work that promotes black empowerment, and gives a spotlight to the diverse beauty of afro-Brazilian women that is oftentimes shunned by Brazil’s mass media. Explore below.

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By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor

 

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