Rodo's reimaging of classical compositions acknowledge this wariness by softening the revolutionary narrative of his world’s wronged peoples, hiding the agents of change in his paintings as teddy bears. This is a continent where a change of government can still throw a country into turmoil, and possibly return to dictatorship and oppression of artistic criticism
of the state. Rodolfo’s work evokes what history informs us of, safety and stability are not eternal and there is always vulnerability for individuals the real power makes a sea change.
The speed of the modern world encourages us to forget, we mustn't. Working in oils, pastels and watercolour; sometimes on canvas and sometimes on poignant old text books. Rodolfo nudges the viewer towards the natural human emotions that cross international borders reminding us that we are all one in so many ways.