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Sisyphus by Axel Void. For Cities of Hope in Manchester, England. This piece is part of the “Gray” series. Sisyphus, written over the wall, is a king from Greek mythology that was punished by Zeus to roll a boulder up a hill and watch it roll back down, repeating this action for eternity. Albert Campus in 1942 …

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Inhuman Barriers is the latest mural by the Swiss Duo NEVERCREW for Cities of Hope in Manchester, UK. This project is about immigration and integration: about the loss of humanity and empathy, about barriers and values, and about the distant and often presumptuous position of who’s on the “right part” of the border. A transforming …

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Cities of Hope Mural project invited  9 artists to Manchester, UK with the objective to force witness to 9 key social justice issues: homelessness, gay rights, the environment,  immigration and supporting refugees, sustainability, conflict, war children. The Spanish street artist Hyuro who blends politics and a surrealist sensibility in her uncanny black-and-white murals, painted a mural on the war children entitled …

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It is the first parliament building in the world with a contemporary large scale mural on it, and has a message against bad politicians.The research & publication department of the parliament of Cyprus organized some urban interventions in the city and they invited INO to create something on their building. He came up with some ideas …

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Ella & Pitr have arrived in Chicago for their debut USA solo show at Verticacal Gallery: “Le Silence Des Pantoufles Après La Pluie” Whimsical, innocent, hopeful, poignant, playful, funny, free and infectious. Vertical Gallery is proud to present the debut USA exhibition for Ella and Pitr, “Le Silence Des Pantoufles Après La Pluie” (“The Silence of …

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Italian street artist Giulio Vesprini just sent a few images of his latest mural ‘Cerchio G21’ painted for the “Prison Camp PG 70”, Oltre Conceria Project in Fermo, Italy, that intends to bring life to old abandoned industry sites and transform them into multipurpose community centers. With a background in architecture and graphic design, Vesprini’s …

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Skount with the help of his friends Sokaruno and Kera painted a mural at the historic airport of Tempelhof in Berlin. Tempelhof Airport PAST: The Prussians once paraded on the grounds that are now Tempelhof. Then, in the 1930s, the architect Ernst Sagebiel took what was a modest airfield and conceived the site as a gigantic entrance to …

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The Chernobyl disaster on April 26, 1986 is one of the most famous and controversial tragedies of our time. It happened at the Lenin Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (which consisted of four reactors) near Pripyat in the Soviet Union. The Chernobyl plant is located only 93 km from Ukraine’s capital Kiev. A one-off test of whether …

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The urban art initiative Lodz Murals, which is founded and curated by Michał Bieżyński, invited Boa Mistura to add more vibrant colors to a city that has seen its fare share of street art. Boa Mistura, who are from Spain, usually use very bright, vibrant and warm colors. Their work is very diverse. They combine graphical forms with …

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352walls / The Gainesville Urban Art Initiative that was founded and curated by Iryna Kanishcheva is an art movement aiming to transform Gainesville and to position the city as a cultural destination, fostering economic development and promoting urban renewal. The first phase of this initiative began in October 2015, where more than 10 local artists …

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Spanish street artist Pejac just finished a series of works in Al-Hussein, a Palestinian refugee camp in Amman Jordan. The works aim to bring attention to what this camp represents in terms of the loss of both home and means of livelihood by Palestinians. Al-Hussein refugee camp was originally established in 1948 as a result of …

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