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Art On A Wall: Super Cool Graffiti Around Town You Cannot Miss!

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Who doesn’t love a brightly painted wall lighting up the city’s otherwise dull walls? With a majority of young adults in the city, you will see students and artists around the city who love the paint the city in beautiful colours and social awareness messages. Here’s a list of 5 works of street art, you shouldn’t miss out on.

Yerwada Jail Walls

India’s single largest artwork titled, ‘Song of the City’, has been unveiled by artist Harshvardhan Kadam, the Pune Municipal Corporation {PMC} and the Pune Biennale Foundation {PBF}. The artwork, along the Yerwada Jail wall, is created to increase awareness about the importance of the river Mula Mutha, that has given birth to the city of Pune.

Bal Bharti Walls

Located on S.B.Road, the Bal Bharti Wall was painted by Abha Bhagwat. Through her work, she hopes to invoke curiosity in children and help them develop the habit of reading. The characters in the paintings are very ‘Indian’, in an attempt to help children relate to them.

Armament Colony Wall

Vrishali Vaidya, Ashwini Bhosale and Payal Thak, students of SNDT College along with the assistance of 22 other students, painted a total area of 800sq ft. Located in Ganeshkhind, the Armament Colony Wall, is about 5ft high and the total painted length of wall amounts to 160ft.

Bharati School, Balewadi Wall

The mural titled, PRAKRITI was created under the guidance of Sujata Dharap, an artist, along with 10 of her students, and 12 students between the age group of 3-15 from Bharati School. The wall, located in Balewadi, is 7.8 ft high and covers a total area of 2613 sq ft.

Jedha Colony Wall

Located in Shukrawar Peth, this wall was painted by Indranil Garai Associates {IGA} Open Studio along with a group of children from the Ekalavya Nyasa Trust, an NGO that works for the children of commercial sex workers, Alcoholics, HIV infected parents and single parents. The IGA team teamed up with these young artists through a workshop and onsite activity which finally resulted in a collage of images of their young creative minds.