More Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell, a sequel to Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell, shares with the earlier work its color photography, along with profiles of the artists. Featured here is the remarkable story of an unlikely artistic collaboration - between boys who live in a residential facility, a community in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, and men who are incarcerated in a maximum-security state correctional facility. Spanning an eighth of a mile, the mural they created, about balanced and restorative justice, was intended to help the young men give something back to a community they had harmed and to help the community wrestle with issues of crime and violence. The process of creating that mural became a life-changing experience for all involved.Smash says, aquot;I always try to use the most durable and strongest materials and instead of putting one screw in, Ia#39;ll put in four.aquot; Mosaic of different ... He covered the relief with iridescent stained glass mosaic with colored glass spheres as accents. Smash will sculpt with ... For some elements a perhaps the ladybug a he uses a cement that is intended for casting garden stepping stones. These quick-castanbsp;...
|Title||:||More Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell|
|Author||:||Jane Golden, Robin Rice, Natalie Pompilio, David Graham, Jack Ramsdale|
|Publisher||:||Temple University Press - 2006|