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“Bicycle Portraits” Raise Cycling Awareness in South Africa

Posted By Moe Beitiks On September 8, 2010 @ 4:00 pm In Art,Design | No Comments

sustainable design, green design, bicycle portraits, green transportation, eco art, south africa, photography, cycles [1]

Project founders Stan Engelbrecht and Nic Grobler began documenting cyclists in early 2010. They’re infinitely curious about people and their relationship to bikes. The portraits may be gathered into a real-life book if the project gets enough backers on kickstarter [2]: the closing date is September 16th and there’s still a few thousand dollars left to go. Backers who pledge $50 or more effectively pre-order a copy of the book [2]. Englebrchant and Grober are also creating video portraits as they go [3], fascinated by the diverse population of South Africa that is united behind their bikes.

+ Bicycle Portraits [3]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2010/09/08/stunning-portraits-of-south-african-bicyclists/bicycle-portraits-2/

[2] kickstarter: http://www.bicycleportraits.co.za/kickstarter

[3] video portraits as they go: http://www.dayonepublications.com/Bicycle_Portraits/Home.htmlol

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