Memoirs of Maqroll the GavieroMemoirs of Maqroll the Gaviero, Acrylic on paper A2, 2017


Maqroll the Gaviero is a adventure character created by the Colombian writer Alvaro Mutis, a man that navegates the world triying to get the best of crazy bussines ideas that always some how goes wrong…this painting by Marcelo Rodriguez titled “Memoirs of Maqroll the Gaviero” has been selected by the Plaistow neghbourhood comunity to be part of the  murals that are coming along  in the Barbers alley in Plaistow, it would be part of a extended area full of murals that the Barbers Alley is bringing recently since  the first mural painted by Indra Gavenaite last year.

Many different artist will join along the alley  during the year…It promises to be an spectacular street art- outdoors venue,  no just for art but maybe giving a help to the local economy as a space forcrafts and flowers market.

Is time to dream and to do!.. in the Barbers Alley in Plaistow.

“Life always holds in store surprises that are more complex and        unforeseeable than any dream, and the secret is to let them come and not block them with castles in the air.”   Alvaro Mutis