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Blic is young self-taught visual artist who tells his personal story on public walls. He is also a founding member of Cavity Collective, a local community for street artists based in Cavite that colors the streets with creativity and passion.
RJ Saquian a.k.a BVRN has been creating art since he was in grade school. By 2013, RJ decided to step up his passion by turning his paintings into murals. Up until now he has made works of traditional art, illustration, and graffiti.
AG Saño is an environmentalist and artist who paints street murals. In his 10 years as an artist, he has painted more than 700 murals across the globe.
The mural's theme is focused on three aspects according the artists experiences:
Blic's art is about solidarity, BVRN brings inclusion and visibility for the LGBT community, and AG Saño addresses environmental issues and climate change in his art.
The mural is located in an old business district of Manila – an area that was previously the center of business, commerce and sales in the city. AG Saño commented about the mural’s location, “this is actually what brought humanity to the present climate crisis, and I think it’s good to have a spot like this to show people in the district how humanity affects the environment.”
Trees and counting.
A collaborative creation depicting meaningful causes such as solidarity, inclusion, and climate change, this mural represents the air-cleaning power of 1,020 trees, or over 48 soccer fields. Converse believes it has an opportunity to inspire creativity with intent, share the powerful stories of All Stars around the globe creating to make progress, and renew our impact by creating fresh air in our communities through Converse City Forests.See Our Global Impact
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