#ocupaçãobicicleta - bicycle occupation

20 snapshots taken with Iphone that show the daily life of the bicycle around the world

Exhibit #ocupaçãobicicleta (bicycle occupation) by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

Exhibit #ocupaçãobicicleta

20 snapshots taken with Iphone that show the daily life of the bicycle in GermanyBelgiumNetherlandsEnglandIreland and Russia.

Women read books on the chairs placed next to the paracycles. by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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The goal is to democratize information about the bike and inspire people for active mobility, health and the environment.

Exhibition opening text by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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The photos were taken since 2016 by multimedia journalist and cycle activist Denise Silveira.

Cycle activist Gisele Valle by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Cycle activist Gisele Valle, chemistry teacher from São Carlos, SP, Active Transport Award in the area of education, at the Velo-city bike parade, St Anne's Park.

DublinIreland, 2019.

The watch is known as Carillon du Mont des Arts or Jacquemart by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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The watch is known as Carillon du Mont des Arts or Jacquemart, the bronze character who strikes the bell to mark the time. The sculpture was made by Henri Albada. A couple goes by shared bike down the street.

BrusselsBelgium, 2018.

Women read books on the chairs placed next to the paracycles. by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Women read books on the chairs placed next to the paracycles.

BrusselsBelgium, 2018.

Lufthansa employee uses a bicycle to get around inside the fingers by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Lufthansa employee uses a bicycle to get around inside the fingers of Frankfurt Airport, 2019.

The snow that drips on the glass of the bus draws the old pole, close to the bikes. by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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The snow that drips on the glass of the bus draws the old pole, close to the bikes.

BerlinGermany, 2016.

Bicycle on the subway exit grid. by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Bicycle on the subway exit grid. On the street, the traditional black taxi and double-decker buses.

LondonEngland, 2019.

At the seaside, vacationers take the sculpture route of the bike path. by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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At the seaside, vacationers take the sculpture route of the bike path. "Trans-Calare", by the Italian artist Rabarama.

KnokkeBelgium, 2018.

The city landscape is active mobility. Photo taken from inside the boat on the canal. by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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The city landscape is active mobility. Photo taken from inside the boat on the canal.

AmsterdamNetherlands, 2018.

Cyclists and pedestrians cross the avenue. Photo taken inside the bus. by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Cyclists and pedestrians cross the avenue. Photo taken inside the bus.

St. PetersburgRússia, 2018.

Cyclist standing on the street speaks on cell phone. by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Cyclist standing on the street speaks on cell phone.

LondonEngland, 2019.

Cyclists on the Fietsen Door Het Water by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Cyclists on the Fietsen Door Het Water, the open-air museum in a forest reserve, which tells the story of country life in the 19th century. Months later, the place was chosen as one of the 100 most amazing places that you cannot miss visiting by Time Magazine.

Genk, 2018

Bike rack in the Basilica of Our Lady. by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Bike rack in the Basilica of Our Lady.

MaastrichtNetherlands, 2018.

Father takes daughter on the bike by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Father takes daughter on the bike, while the other daughter walks by the side. Photo taken inside the bus.

St. PetersburgRussia, 2018.

Bicycles seem to be part of urban furniture and make up the canal landscape. by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Bicycles seem to be part of urban furniture and make up the canal landscape.

AmsterdamNetherlands, 2016.

Cyclist riding to the left of the street, next to the sidewalk. by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Cyclist riding to the left of the street, next to the sidewalk. Photo taken from the second floor of the bus.

LondonEngland, 2019.

Studiokca's 'Skyscrapper' Whale by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Studiokca's 'Skyscrapper' Whale. The whale sculpture strategically placed inside the canal was made with two tons of plastic taken from the Hawaiian Sea. Tourists prepare to go biking to the next attraction.

Art Triennale, BrugesBelgium, 2018.

Father takes daughter on the bike, while the other daughter walks by the side. by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Father takes daughter on the bike, while the other daughter walks by the side. Photo taken inside the bus.

St. PetersburgRussia, 2018.

Martn'ália checks a bike during the tour by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Martn'ália checks a bike during the tour

Dublin, Ireland, 2019.

Child with ice cream in hands looks at the performance actor "The freedom machine" by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Child with ice cream in hands looks at the performance actor "The freedom machine", Velo-city bike parade, St Anne's Park.

DublinIreland, 2019.

This London bike rack takes its place in search of a more sustainable city by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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This London bike rack takes its place in search of a more sustainable city. 10 bicycles can be used instead of a car, says the sign decorated with simple pink balloons. The cyclist completes the scene.

England, 2019.

Koninklijk Concertgebouw is one of the most important concert halls in the world by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Koninklijk Concertgebouw is one of the most important concert halls in the world. The cyclist passed at the time of the photo and printed his shadow on the image.

AmsterdamNetherlands, 2018.

Audiovisual producer Brian Kodama, 29, takes his bike in the car. by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Audiovisual producer Brian Kodama, 29, takes his bike in the car. Intermodality, combining pedaling and public transport, helps reduce carbon emissions into the environment and takes the cyclist further. The challenge is accessibility to enter the stations. In São Paulo, it is not allowed to transport the bicycle in the elevators and on the escalators going down. Few stations have stair rails. Women are the most harmed.

Living museums, with art, music and people. by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

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Living museums, with art, music and people. The photo montage shows Het Stedelikj, Museum of the city of AmsterdamNetherlands, with an installation of pillows in the windows, as the cyclist continues on his way in 2018. And also cyclists at a stop on the Musical Cycleway, at the Museu do Ipiranga , São Paulo, 2019. The idea is to show that in the universe of cycling and culture, we are very similar in different ways.

Exhibition opening text by Denise SilveiraUnibes Cultural

The photos were taken by multimedia journalist and cyclo-activist Denise Silveira. Besides having worked professionally for the main Brazilian broadcasters for 30 years, she collaborates with culture and mobility projects such as Ciclovia Musical, Portal Mobilize, and Unibes Cultural. 

The photos were taken by multimedia journalist and cyclo-activist Denise Silveira. Besides having worked professionally for the main Brazilian broadcasters for 30 years, she collaborates with culture and mobility projects such as Ciclovia Musical, Portal Mobilize, and Unibes Cultural. 

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Sobre a exposição
20 snapshots captados com Iphone que revelam o cotidiano da bicicleta na Alemanha, Bélgica, Holanda, Inglaterra, Irlanda e Rússia.O objetivo é democratizar a informação sobre a bike e inspirar as pessoas para a mobilidade ativa, saúde e meio-ambiente. As fotos foram feitas desde 2016 pela jornalista multimídia e cicloativista Denise Silveira. Além de atuar profissionalmente nas principais emissoras do Brasil por 30 anos, como Record, Band, SBT e Globo, colabora com projetos de cultura e mobilidade como Ciclovia Musical, Portal Mobilize e Unibes Cultural. 

A curadoria da exposição é de Marcos Alves e a mostra não tem fins lucrativos, nenhuma imagem será comercializada. 

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Ficha técnica
Fotografia: Denise Silveira 
Curadoria: Marcos Alves


Todos os direitos reservados: Denise Silveira.

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