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Living Walls

Living Walls is a non-profit street art organization founded in 2009. An entirely volunteer operation, they hold year round events to promote public art in Atlanta. Their biggest event is an annual street art conference held each summer. Artists from around the world join local artists over a 10 day period to paint murals around the city.

Executive Director Monica Campana says that whether people like or dislike a mural, she hopes the project gets people talking about what’s going on in their neighborhood. She believes people are so accustomed to seeing nothing but advertising in the public space, they don’t realize it. She hopes Living Walls can change that, while inspiring improvement throughout Atlanta.

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