Rey Daoed

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Photo by Arturo Ortiz

"Bike Stories," by Rey Daoed is comprised of a light structure and a series of time lapse videos available for viewing at Downtown Park.

The lighted neon structure is a tribute to Marymoor Park, the site where the artist first learned how to ride a bike.

The projected image is a series of time lapse video painting of the artist and his process, documenting a cyclist journey. The series titles are: "That is my bike!", "The story of a regular bike deconstructed to be an adaptive bike", and "Cyclists - The Big Day".

The artists invites the community to share their own bike stories #bikestories #redmondlights2021 #cyclistsofinstagram

Rey is an Asian American artist with disability. Typing, handwriting, and text-to-speech apps are his preferred method of communication. Rey began painting in 2015, and the medium soon became an important secondary means of communication for him. Rey’s award-winning work has been featured in group exhibitions both locally and abroad.

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