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VHILS aka Alexandre Farto and his crew recently descended upon Shanghai (Part I) to work on the walls of a few unnamed residences currently being destroyed.
The Portuguese artist used the portraits of evicted residents as a template for murals carved on the crumbling walls of houses being destroyed.
The result is a temporary tribute to forgotten and powerless inhabitants, many of whom are mostly fighting in vain to keep their homes.

Rom Levy

About Rom Levy

Rom is the founder & editor in chief of StreetArtNews. In 2009, he launched the ‘StreetArtNews’ website to promote underground art, which widened his scope to work with a larger roster of street artists on events and exhibitions. He is noted as one of the latest figures to help popularize street art and as an authority on the latest trends in urban contemporary art.