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Cities of hope


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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