As part of the O.Bra Festival which took place a few days ago on the streets of Sao Paulo, 2501 and Speto were invited to create a large mural featuring each artist’s style and imagery.
After a few days of work, the newly formed duo created this large scale rendition of a monochrome Phoenix. In Greek mythology, a phoenix is a long-lived bird that is cyclically regenerated or reborn. Associated with the sun, a phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. According to some sources, the phoenix dies in a show of flames and combustion, although there are other sources that claim that the legendary bird dies and simply decomposes before being born again.
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