Sharing Culture and Art through the English Waves

Interesting things can be posted here in this blog. I woud like to share some beautiful and important things I’ve seen in this world traveling to some places and through the Internet.

(Coisas interessantes podem ser postadas aqui nesse Blog. Eu gostaria de compartilhar algumas coisas bonitas e importantes que eu vi nesse mundo viajando por alguns lugares e também  através da Internet.)

http://catracalivre.folha.uol.com.br/2009/05/alexandre-orion-pinta-em-muros-e-telas-utilizando-a-fuligem-dos-carros/

Alexandre Órion is an artist who works in the tunnels of São Paulo city making some urban interventions such as cleaning partially  the tunnels by drawing skulls to show how poluted the air that we breath is.

(Alexandre Órion é um artista que trabalha em túneis da cidade de São Paulo fazendo algumas intervenções tais como limpando parcialmente os túneis desenhando caveiras para mostrar como o ar que respiramos está poluído.)

 

GHOST BIKE MOVEMENT (Movimento Bicicleta Fantasma)

Another Urban Instalation is the Ghost Bike which represents a cyclist killed in the traffic. A ghost bike or ghostcycle is a bicycle painted white set up as a roadside memorial in a place where a cyclist has been killed or severely injured  – usually by a motor vehicle.

You can see this Urban instalation in several cities around the world such as Berlin, London, New york, São Paulo, and so on)

(Outra instalação urbana é o Movimento Ghost Bike = Bicicleta Fantasma – que representa um ciclista morto no trânsito. Uma ghost bike ou ghostcycle é uma bicicleta pintada de branco colocada como um memorial de beira de estrada onde um ciclista foi morto ou severamente machucado – geralmente por um veículo motor.

Você pode ver essas instalações urbanas em várias cidades do mundo como Berlin, Londres, Nova Iorque, São Paulo, etc.)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_bike

   

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About silribeiro

I'm an English teacher, I've been teaching since 1991. I work in a elementary school as well as high school as an English teacher. At moment I'm also working as coordinator teacher in another school. Besides this two position I'm also English tutor in a online English course.
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2 Responses to Sharing Culture and Art through the English Waves

  1. marisa says:

    Hi, Silvana, very interesting the theme of your blog. The pictures you posted are very beautiful!

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