Chris Herrera, Leti Bonetti and Nico Valerias have painted a new mural at Villa Fraga in Buenos Aires. Photos by Buenos Aires Street Art.
The artwork that was completed recently has helped brighten up part of Villa Fraga in Chacarita, with residents commenting how much they like the mural. The theme in the artwork includes imagery relating to the ‘villa’, its history, identity and topics that local residents thought was important to them.
The mural project was produced by Pogo Producciones and curated by artist El Marian and forms part of BA city government’s plans to redevelop the neighbourhood of Chacarita building new apartment blocks for the people living in Villa Fraga, while also constructing new roads and improving infrastructure and services.
Nikos and Leti B have painted a portrait of an elderly woman and a wildcat respectively relating to wisdom and powerful animals.
Section painted by Colombian artist Chris Herrera features a woman collecting materials for recycling, a goods train and railway line as well as plants and nature.