Technical assembly of the panels for the MURAL LITERARY IN ELMHURST. Sharing one of the important moments of the project with our community. The assembly of 5 horizontal panels each 3.5 "x 7" horizontal fixed to the wall supporting the Long Island Rail Road Bridge (LIRR) on Broadway Avenue between Cornish and Whitney Avenue. Thanks … Continue reading Installing the panels: Big day!
By Diego Castillo and Andley Tyson This mural illustrates a wonderful poem by Sonia Sanchez. In the poem it talked about the struggles and hard work people in our society face nowadays. This mural is a depiction of the poem where it may impact society on these struggles and hard work to create a better … Continue reading Our Voice – Sonia Sanchez
The Invisible City (Miriam and Laura) The basis of this work was built upon the uniting cultures of the city of New York and specifically Elmhurst, Queens. Pete Hamill the author of The Invisible City wrote a collection of personal short stories about the people of New York and his book also included intimate sketches … Continue reading “Exiles from history…” Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC
The Catcher In The Rye (Stephanie and Anthony) Our Illustration was inspired by Catcher of the Rye by J.D. Salinger. In the book, the narrator articulates a scene where Holden Caulfield says, “he pictures all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye and he has to catch everybody if … Continue reading J.D. Salinger, Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC
Pedro Juan Soto, Spiks (Dayana y Santiago) For the Elmhurst Literary Mural Project we decided to create the image that would be based on Pedro Juan Soto’s book ‘Spiks’, yet would be understandable and relative to all the people in the city. The book that our mural is based on is filled with numerous stories … Continue reading “With Brave Wings We Fly” Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC
Day 1 Wednesday, August 16th at La Guardia Community College. Today, was a great day as we started oficially with the work on the panels. Prof. Ari was there together with Sam and two more students priming them. Ramon took the supplies early this morning to the M building and went a bit nervous as … Continue reading ELMHURST LITERARY MURAL
For Barco de Papel Cultural Center, art and culture constitute two of the fundamental pillars for the development of our community. For this reason, we invite our community to enjoy the "Elmhurst Literary Visual Mural" project that is displayed along Broadway Avenue between Cornish and Whitney Avenue, a block away from Elmhurst Avenue subway station … Continue reading ELMHURST LITERARY VISUALS MURAL