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Our friend Pastel was recently invited to paint on the Azores island in Portugal for the excellent Walk & Talk Street Art Festival.
The Argentinean muralist brought to life some of his signature plant-based imagery for the locals to enjoy.
Vascular plants are also known as higher plants or tracheophytes. Their defining characteristic is the differentiation of transport tissue throughout their structure. Since the colonization of these volcanic islands, non-native flora has been imported, which, due to the distinctive Micronesian climate, has become endemic and unique to the region itself. This same hybridization occurs within societies that seek to integrate themselves into a foreign country, over time creating their own particular identity.
Continue reading for more detailed images and check back with us soon for more mural updates from Pastel.

Rom Levy

About Rom Levy

Rom is the founder & editor in chief of StreetArtNews. In 2009, he launched the ‘StreetArtNews’ website to promote underground art, which widened his scope to work with a larger roster of street artists on events and exhibitions. He is noted as one of the latest figures to help popularize street art and as an authority on the latest trends in urban contemporary art.