Sunday, 25 September 2016

Rio face painting - PNG Culture on mural for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

PNG-inspired street art on a breathtaking mural for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Brazilian Street Artist Eduardo Kobra created one of the world's largest murals for the 2016 Rio Olympics which is titled "We Are All One" the mural shows five faces representing the five main ethnic groups of five continents. The number also matches the number of rings' in the Olympic games' logo. 

Located in Rio's Port Zone, it is one of the largest murals in the world at 32,000 square foot meters wide and 15 meters high. The mural's Port Zone home is one of three "live zones" that hosts music performances and free entertainment for the public during the Olympics. According to Brazilian news channel Grupo Globo, Kobra started work on the mural at 7:30 a.m. each morning and worked 20 hours in the hot sun everyday for six weeks.

Source: Ministry for Tourism, Arts and Culture / Facebook/2016

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