feature: paraná-based graffiti artist @cafegraffiti depicts afrocentric heritage, culture, and diasporic identities

June 20, 2016

Cafe the graffiti artist aka @cafegraffiti is a theology student and visual artist based inParaná Brazil, known for his expressionist, representational public graffiti. Many of his pieces call back to Afrocentric heritage and culture and the diasporic experience, from the perspective of an Afro-Brazilian. At the same time, Cafe plays with mystical imagery and recurring themes of looking forward and enlightenment. See some of his work, below.

By Erin White*, AFROPUNK contributor

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