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Street Art to Inspire Book Store

August 12th, 2014

News from Berlin - The Argentinean street artist Federico Minuchín will bring some color to the area next to the international bookshop for children “Mundo Azul” (Blue World) in the Choriner Strasse in Berlin. The idea is that, by bringing some colour and beauty to the walls of the buildings in the street, the street will become more vivid, making it an even better place to live and work. On this occasion, everyone who is interested on the 19th of August to see the artist in action, giving “A new face to Mundo Azul.”

Federico Minuchín is an award-winning graffiti street art and stencil artist, who will design Mundo Azul’s new appearance. He started as a visual artist, but Minuchín soon discovered other techniques which he enjoyed working with much more. Moreover, the Argentinean artist is the founder of art association “Run, Don’t Walk”. He has already been to Germany several times, but he also knows other places in Europe that have allowed him to take part in collective and individual exhibitions and art projects all over Europe. For instance, his works were in the gallery Neurotitan, in Berlin Mitte during the exhibition ‘Salvate!’ They have also been on display at the Museum of Ethnology in Hamburg.

The artists will be working on the piece of art from 10.00 until 19.00, and there will also be a chance to visit the bookshop and adjacent library during that time, where one can find children books in different languages. The Argentinean Embassy wanted also to inform the media about this event, saying that the event will create more bridges between the German and the Latin American culture.

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