Boston is the first stop on the “World Peace Mural Tour.” The five-city tour will make its way to Detroit in late July and will then head back East to create murals in Philadelphia and Washington DC in August and New York in September.
The World Peace Mural Tour is an artistic campaign and an ongoing art installation project aimed at enacting worldwide change through the power of the written word and the energy behind the widely popular and influential medium of public art. More information about the tour can be found at...
World Peace Mural Tour
To date, 5 World Peace Murals have been created as part of the pre-tour campaign and are being actively promoted through the project’s website and social media presence. Info on each one, with video links, listed below, in order of installation.
1. Miami, Florida - Allapattah Middle School
(Installed on 4/22/16)
2. Fort Lauderdale, Florida - MASS District
(Installed on 5/4/16 – 5/5/16)
3. Asheville, North Carolina - South Slope District
(Installed on 5/18/16)
4. Jacksonville, Florida - 5 Points District
(Installed on 5/26/16)
5. Miami, Florida - Wynwood Art District
(Installed on 6/4/16)
As a self-described “Handwritten Artist,” the creator of the World Peace Mural Tour is Renda Writer, an artist known and praised for creating large scale Handwritten Murals that are consistently popular as viral social media sensations and continually attract mainstream and independent media attention.
Renda Writer wrote “Black Lives Matter” over 2,000 times, on a 40ft x 40ft wall in Midtown Detroit at N'Namdi Center For Contemporary Art in September of 2015, which landed him an interview on the 5 O’clock News on FOX 2 Detroit.
View the clip here:
The Associated Press also picked up the story and made it into national news. Previously, Renda also gained a sizeable following on social media after writing “Love is a risk. Do it anyway.” almost 500,000 times on a wall in Miami’s famed Miami Wynwood Art District during the immensely popular yearly international art event, Art Basel.
View a clip of Renda Writer working on the "Love is a risk. Do it anyway" Handwritten Mural Here:
Renda Writer is being hosted by KC Arts Brokerage, the art agency that arranged the location for the World Peace Mural in Boston. More info at www.KCArtsBrokerage.com