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Tag: Graffiti


Chal Rang De: An initiative to give vibrant makeover to Mumbai’s slums Art / Inspirational / Painting

Slums are considered as “ugly faces” of urban India. Often people are seen criticizing filthy-looking slum areas in their region. But how many of us have taken the initiative to improve that? Well, we understand that all of us don’t have enough time or resources to go out and change the world in a jiffy. Nonetheless, we can appreciate the efforts of people who take...

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Wicked Broz: Graffiti artists aim to revive cult art and upcycling in India Art / Artists / Painting

In the past, graffiti was associated with public vandalism and disrespect. But today, graffiti artists are being recognized for their creative talent to add life to dull street walls. Nowadays, even some companies like advertising agencies commission graffitists to design art for public spaces or selling their products with an artistic viewpoint. With the aim to revive cult art and upcycling in India, a group...

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Street Art: Delhi’s Lodhi art district boasts artworks of a Brazilian duo Art / Artists / Painting

You may be already familiar with Delhi’s Lodhi art district, where streets are turned into unique canvases for graffiti artists. What started as an underground graffiti culture in India a few years back has evolved into an influential street art movement. Recently, a Brazilian duo collaborated with St+Art India Foundation to transform the walls of India’s first open air art district.


Wall Art: Madhubani-style paintings adorn the walls of Mandoli Jail Art / Painting

Recently, the authorities at Mandoli Jail in east Delhi provided prisoners an opportunity to show their creative side. In collaboration with Delhi Street Art team, the jail inmates turned the dull walls of the prison into artworks boasting Madhubani-style paintings. With colourful murals and graffiti on the walls, the jail now looks more like an art gallery.