These new Calgary murals are stopping people in their tracks

Hilary Leung | Aug 19 2019, 3:44 pm


A new public art installation featuring participants from the East Village community is causing quite a stir.

BRIDGE, created by Calgary-born-and-raised artist Katie Green, was commissioned by the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation and launched in April.

It reflects 13 participants from the community, including those from the Drop-In and Rehabilitation Centre, Calgary Family Services, the Salvation Army, local residents and seniors, the National Music Centre, and the Central Library.

According to the release, it “aims to empower locals to share their stories, especially those who don’t feel seen in [the] community and to experience the affirmation that comes from seeing themselves.”
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