Besouro Manganga


Mixed Media- Collage, wood scraps, bullet shells, acrylic on Board

8×8 in.

1 in stock


The words around the circle are the lyrics (in Portuguese) to a song about a Brazilian hero. Besouro Manganga was born just after slavery was abolished. He was a capoeira master and a fighter against those who would continue to oppress freed Black people. Besouro was know to have a “closed body” which made him bulletproof.

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Dimensions 8 x 8 in


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