Paint a tale

Asian Paints and St+art India are getting set to transform Kerala's landscape one wall at a time
An artist painting a mural in Delhi
An artist painting a mural in DelhiFacebook

Asian Paints and St+art Foundation, a Delhi-based non-profit art foundation, are urging Keralites to “donate their walls”, as part of an art initiative to bring together public art, talented artistes and socio-cultural ethos.

The #DonateAWall project took on fresh dimensions in Lucknow, and aimed to centralise the importance of. Through depicting the most common visual seen on Indian streets, that of a boy chewing cut sugarcane, this piece reflects on the state's contribution in setting up one of the primary mills that led India to become renowned for its sugarcane production.

Their recent project, which was in Patna, paid tribute to the city’s frontline workers through a mural at the Maurya Lok Complex.

Keralites who wish to participate in the project can register on and post pictures of their exteriors and their reason or inspiration for donating the wall. According to the post on St+art Foundation’s Facebook page, ‘the wall should be: owned privately of by a government body, have good public visibility and is tall and large’. The last date to submit entries is October 31.

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