Visiting Bristol last weekend for the first time since I was little, a large proportion of my trip consisted of tracking down street art with the help of this handy app. My favouritesite was Nelson Street, transformed last Summer by See No Evil street art festival. Organised by local people, the festival commissioned 40 international street artists to create work on the building facades on either side of the street. Using 700 litres of paint and 3500 spray cans, the artists created the largest outdoor permanent art installation in the world, and attracted over 50,000 visitors to Nelson Street. The vibrancy and impact created goes to show how an area can be transformed when the local community, artists and funders work in collaboration to bring a little colour and creativity into everyday life.
I've been supporting schools in Kensington and Chelsea to give students the opportunity to have their artwork displa…lnkd.in/gj-WhkM
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