Two ways to think about it. One, street art pulls power. Hence, wires, conduits, and meters. Or, street art generates power, delivering energy to The Grid 24/7. A site-specific, speed-of-light insurgence. Adaptability, an essential virtue of the muralist, the street artist, means sizing up the situation, embracing variable work-arounds, conjuring the blaze of illumination: StreetArt = MC squared.
(All images from Eugene Oregon except: Palm Tropical, Los Molinos California; Coast Conditioner, Veneta; Our Lady, Cottage Grove.)
Photos and narrative by Douglas Beauchamp / www.rockartoregon.com