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“October” by DIMITRIS TAXIS in Volos, Greece

October 16, 2017
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Dimitris Taxis is keeping active in Greece where he has just finished a mural for Urban Act project, this time – in a coastal port Volos City. Artwork is located on a housing complex for workers at Nea Ionia district, which is mostly occupied by workers and immigrants and is a very poor district…

In front of the wall is a small park and playground for children, where every day kids play after school with their mothers who watch them and talk about every day problems. After sunset, elderly people gather around, sit, talk and watch kids play. Everyone knows each-other and by looking at them from far – you would think they are a big family keeping each-others company every evening.

The artist tried to create something that would be understandable by everyone – he used a woman without showing her face to symbolise the great importance of female figure in a family who works at home, preparing everything, working in the garden, waiting for her husband and her children to come back from home after work or school, and how lonely that “job” must be…

Check out more in-progress pictures below and stay tuned for more updates from Dimitris Taxis in the future!

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