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Artmongering in Azraq Camp – visit 6

In 2014, Artmongers first asked their local community in London to support their intention to work in Azraq Camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan, using all the skills and processes developed through the last 15 years of making participatory art in adversity. Together with local community charity Bold Vision, some crowdfunding, and a lot of …

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Round About Now

Unity, Harmony and Togetherness are ideas that can seem far from our lives, especially when we are running to catch a train. Although we might find it natural to look after ourselves and our families, if we look beyond this and remember that we are one human race, a magnificently diverse species united by the …

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El Pasaje de las Alfombras

This mural is the result of an intense creative participatory process designed to combat prejudices and taboos around mental health, bridging the gap between the oldest mental health institution in Spain, Parc Sanitari in San Boi, Catalunya, and the town itself. The mural was funded by Erasmus Plus, a European Union Exchange Program and it …

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The Joy of Relativity

  We ventured to Gambia for a week to paint an artwork in a Nursery School in a rural area just outside Banjul. We ended up not only painting the whole school, but also finding a concept and a new name for it – the Sky School. The idea emerged after we took down some …

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Making the Impossibility

It is our 5th visit to Azraq camp; we seem to have gotten better at some things, while still being challenged by new conditions and potential problems. Next to where we are staying there is an airbase that seems to have a lot more activity these days. Apart from that, life in the camp hasn’t …

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A Work of Love in Barcelona

Over two and a half years ago, we went past this amazing wall in the medieval part of Barcelona (about 40 meters from Santa Maria del Mar) and fell completely in love with it. It has the most incredible potential, and had been begging for attention until we found it. To cut a long story …

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Pionera – breaking through!

Our first project in 2018 occurred in Tigre, a locality in the suburbs of Buenos Aires. We were given the job of painting a very large collection of uneven walls covering over 800 square meters Distrito Tigre Sur is a Private / Public enterprise aiming at transforming an area that became derelict when the local …

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The Nest repainted!

What happens when you commit to a project over the years? You come back and restore the paintwork, do a few little things, just to keep the place evolving! This is what we did at El NIDO a centre for the development of Prematurely born children in San Isidro. Here, the children and their families …

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Visiting the Saharawis

We went to the Western Sahara for a reconnaissance trip invited by Danielle Smith from Sandlast who has been committed to the Sarahawi cause for over 27 years. We developed and painted a mural in the Special Needs centre there, and are in the process of creating a large-scale project, which could potentially invole all the …