The colors of the rainbow ονται splash like splashes on small houses in a once gray neighborhood of its capital Peru, creating the visual illusion of a giant mural on the hill San Cristobal, which can be seen from various points of interest in File.
The project in the neighborhood Leticia of File started five months ago and is run by muralists Carla Magan and Daniel Manrique. The effort is aimed at improving the lives of those in the community affected by it COVID-19 and in the promotion of tourism.
“This hill was considered a dangerous area in the city. “It is said that this neighborhood was dangerous,” he said Manrique. “We decided to change this social stigma through art.”
Bright κες paintings adorn many buildings in the neighborhood and workers are busy painting the stairs and stone walls in cheerful shades of yellow and orange. “Located” on the hill San Cristobal, the artwork covers over 300,000 square meters.
The ambitious project has the support of its municipal authority File and a local paint company, the Qroma, with the residents helping to paint the buildings and to give life to the huge mural.
“It was our response as neighbors, residents and artists to try to make a difference in our neighborhood through the energy and well-being that color generally gives to our lives,” he said. Magan in the Reuters and completed:
“It simply came to our notice then COVID-19 and thus help our neighborhood to develop in a sustainable way “.