Street Signs

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¬†SHINE AND FLOW — Street signs in and around Santa Teresa, my favorite place I’ve ever lived.

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Let’s take a ride! Stenciled over someone’s mailbox.

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I prefer to live in sin than lie in prayer.

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Love and hate.

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And Tinder.

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“Filho da puta” is the Brazilian equivalent of “son of a bitch” but translates to “son of a whore”. This sign says, “Sons of whores don’t have mothers.” Someone with a better understanding of science and compassion crossed it out.

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Assault Zone — I can only assume someone put this up to scare the tourists.

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Walls are property — graffiti is freedom.

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Fresh paint.

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Roughly translates to “Nigga crazy”.

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Crazy + Madness = Rio

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Safe died of boredom.

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This one is appropriating a capoeira move to take down capitalism.

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Heart: Don’t do the crime if you’re not ready to serve the time.

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Ideas will become dangerous again.

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The passage of time is expensive.

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Shall we plant?

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“I love you infinitely” — next to the iconic “More love, please” movement launched by Ygor Marotta in 2009.

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Kindness, affection, love and more nature. Infinite love. I love you. More love please.

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Unrestricted free passage.

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They days pass and tomorrow never comes.