Laplayacanyon

Ricardo Rodrigues: La Playa Canyon

Work / Art

Ricardo Rodrigues is a fictional alter ego with phenomenal creative talents

Advertising creative and all-round nice guy Mico Toledo has had a little bit of time on his hands recently and rather than fill that void with computer games and over-eating he’s created himself a latino alter-ego who creates imaginary, mystical national parks from found postcards – he’s called Ricardo Rodrigues. Sounds VERY weird, but actually it’s only a little bit odd and ultimately brilliant.

Amalgamating a mass of found material into carefully arranged compositions, Ricardo Rodrigues has pieced together some pretty stunning imaginary landscapes that fuse all the best bits of Yosemite, The Alps, summertime Switzerland and Scandinavia. It’s a beautifully executed project that conclusively solves the problem of global tourism’s effects on the environment – just put everything together in one place and stop faffing about. Job done!

Frostbitetrail

Ricardo Rodrigues: Frostbite Trail

Gebogenerberg

Ricardo Rodrigues: Gebogener Berg

Ladyfacesummit

Ricardo Rodrigues: Lady Face Summit

Larocaenamorada

Ricardo Rodrigues: La Roca Enamorada

Rocheerrant

Ricardo Rodrigues: Roche Errant

Rocliffevalley

Ricardo Rodrigues: Rocliffe Valley

Sawfoomonosuevalley

Ricardo Rodrigues: Sawfoomonosue Valley

Thefaithfulfive

Ricardo Rodrigues: The Faithful Five

Tunarvore

Ricardo Rodrigues: Tunarvore

Thunderskyefalls

Ricardo Rodrigues: Thunder Skye Falls