World-famous street artists paint fantasy murals on schools all over Ukraine

 

Culture, New Ukraine, Ukraine

Artists from all over the world are preparing a surprise for Ukrainian kids. In the summer before the 2017/2018 school year, they are transforming the gray walls of schools, kindergartens, and constructions nearby into colorful art objects. The project, called “Back to school,” was organized by the Mural Social Club and supported by UNICEF. It takes place in Kyiv, Odesa, Popasna, Kharkiv, Kovel, Volnovaha, Popasna, Chernihiv, Cherkasy, Kremenchuh and other cities.

This work in Popasna, a city near the frontline of east Ukrainian Luhansk Oblast, where warfare between the Ukrainian army and combined Russian-separatist forces is ongoing, opened the project on June 1, International Children’s Day.

Popasna. Author: Seth GlobePainter

Popasna. Author: Seth GlobePainter

Oleh Sosnov, the curator of the project, thinks that modern art has a positive influence on the development, esthetic education, and worldview of children who in everyday life rarely see modern art and examples of creative urbanism.

We collected some examples of the project’s works.

Popasna. Author: Seth GlobePainter

Popasna. Author: Seth GlobePainter

Chernihiv. Author Juan-Pablo de Ayguavives aka popay (France)

Chernihiv. Author Juan-Pablo de Ayguavives aka popay (France)

Chernihiv. Author Juan-Pablo de Ayguavives aka popay (France)

Chernihiv. Author Juan-Pablo de Ayguavives aka popay (France)

 

Chernihiv. Author: Mono Gonzalez (Chile)

Chernihiv. Author: Mono Gonzalez (Chile)

Kyiv. Author: Franco Fasoli - JAZ (Argentina)

Kyiv. Author: Franco Fasoli – JAZ (Argentina)

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Kremenchug, Pupil Correctional Colony. Author: Millo and pupils of the colony

Kremenchug, Pupil Correctional Colony. Author: Millo and pupils of the colony

Kremenchug, Pupil Correctional Colony. Author: Millo

Kremenchug, Pupil Correctional Colony. Author: Millo

Kyiv. Author: KLONE (Israel)

Kyiv. Author: KLONE (Israel)

Cherkasy. Author: Pantonio (Portugal)

Cherkasy. Author: Pantonio (Portugal)

Kyiv. Authors: Seth and Mono Gonzalez

Kyiv. Authors: Seth and Mono Gonzalez

Kyiv. Author: Marat Morik

Kyiv. Author: Marat Morik

Kyiv. Author: Franco Fasoli - JAZ (Argentina)

Kyiv. Author: Franco Fasoli – JAZ (Argentina)

 

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