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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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ArtUnitedUs kicks off their 2-year project with Rustam QBic‘s ‘Labyrinth’ in Kiev, Ukraine. The mural depicts a character wearing a crown shaped like a labyrinth over his head who, guided by scarab beetle compass, tries to find a way out of a massive maze of life challenges. The mural reflects on the meaning of this journey, a journey we …

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Manshiyat Naser is a home to 262,050 people. It borders Nasr City to the east, central Cairo districts to the west, and Khalifa ward to the south. It is famous for the Garbage City quarter which is a slum settlement at the base of Mokattam hills on the outskirts of Cairo. Its economy revolves around the collection and recycling of the city’s garbage. …

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Rachel Sommer was born and raised in Gainesville, Florida. She got into street art after taking a gap year right after high school to travel around Australia. It was in Melbourne, Australia, where she started practicing in some of the lane-ways there and happened to stumble upon a Street Art Festival one day where she met a …

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INTERESNI KAZKI IN GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA Interesni Kazki, the talented duo from Kiev, Ukraine were in Gainsville, Florida last month to participate in the second phase of the 352walls urban art project that began in October of last year. The 352walls which is founded and curated by  Iryna Kanishcheva, is a visionary multi-site project aiming to transform several existing …

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2015 was another year of relentless news, much of it horrific, disheartening and brutal. A year of turmoil and drama that showed the worst of humanity. A year filled with beheadings, plane crashes and natural disasters. But it was also a year of outright triumph and success and reasons to be optimistic. First off, Paris, welcomed the year and to some extent ended …

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Atena Farghadani by Faith47

#NOTACRIME UNVEILS STREET ART CAMPAIGN TO EXPOSE HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN IRAN DURING UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY. Murals Created by Recognized Street Artists on High Visibility NYC Area Walls are Part of Most Ambitious Street Art Project Ever Brought to NYC. New York, NY (September 22, 2015) – #NotACrime, a campaign to raise awareness of …

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Lebanon’s mounting garbage problem sparks violent protests in Beirut. The rotting garbage has been piling up on the streets of Lebanon’s capital city, Beirut, for one month and people are at their breaking point. Beirut’s main landfill was closed more than a month ago, and authorities have yet to come to an agreement on how …

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