Over 209 homes in Pachuca, Mexico, have been painted in bright colours and transformed into an incredible rainbow mural as part of a government initiative to reduce violence.
Street artists in the German Crew have painted what’s claimed to be the country’s largest mural through a project to rehabilitate the Palmitas neighbourhood and bring residents of the local community closer together.
The mural — which took more than two and a half months to complete — spans 20,000 square meters with artists using up to 20,000 litres of paint to create “El Macro Mural Barrio de Palmitas”.
More than just an eye-catcher, violence is said to have decreased dramatically among youth in the district of less than 2,000 following the painting.
Here’s a closer look at the project below.
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