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Murderers’ Mural Was Censored by NYPD

By Farran Powell and Carla Zanoni (originally posted on July 26, 2012) DNAinfo New York Staff INWOOD — The NYPD dispatched cops with paintbrushes to cover up a controversial mural on the side of an Inwood business Tuesday, after approaching the owner with concerns about its message, DNAinfo.com New York has learned. A pair of […]

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History of Mural Destruction: Chicago – Alderman Balcer vs. Gabriel Villa 2009

Reprinted from the Huffington Post 06/16/09 View more news videos at: http://www.nbcchicago.com/video. A provocative and apparently legal Bridgeport mural depicting police surveillance boxes was painted over Friday by order of Ald. Jim Balcer (11th), NBC Chicago reports. Artist Gabriel Villa painted an image of three police surveillance boxes adorned with a deer head, a human […]

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CRP murals on the Richmond Greenway have enhanced the city's cultural richness and kept blight at bay.

The 8th Street Fence in Progress

CRP is blasting out its tenth mural in Richmond this summer. Yesterday, we were visited by Mayor Gayle McGlaughlin and her husband, Paul, on their day off. They were riding their bikes along the Greenway and stopped by. Today, Toody Maher of Pogo Park stopped by. She has been a huge supporter. Thanks Toody! These […]

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LA’s Draft of their Mural Ordinance from July 12, 2012

Mural Ordinance Here is CRP’s first recommendation regarding the protection of murals and the mural creation process, currently making its way through the Mural Protection Task Force in Richmond CA.

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A Mural Installation Isn’t a Weapon of Mass Reproduction

In an effort to bring attention to the issues around murals CRP is posting relevant articles and statements by muralists to further represent the muralists’ perspectives. This article is reprinted from the SPARC website by Ed Fuentes on July 24, 2012 11:35 AM From an art culture that uses political content to drive its narrative, a demonstration of […]

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Muralist Judy Baca On L.A.’s Digital Divide

In an effort to bring attention to the issues around murals CRP is posting relevant articles and statements by muralists to further represent the muralists’ perspectives. This article is reprinted from the SPARC website by Judy Baca on July 19, 2012 2:10 PM KCET Departures “Writing on the Wall” guest editorial series continues with Professor Judy Baca, […]

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Rampage of Appreciation!

Words by Network Co-Founder, SusiQ Beck at the Rampage of Appreciation event culminating our community impact project and CRP Bay Area “Amor Cura” mural installation on A Street. We’ve been at work in Ashland Cherryland for over 4 years now, a grassroots, volunteer network of neighbors who believe we can re-create this neighborhood from the […]

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Community Rejuvenation Project Completes New Murals in Richmond’s Greenway

For Immediate Release – August 30, 2012 (Richmond, CA) – Oakland-based artist collective Community Rejuvenation Project today announced the completion of its latest mural project: nine new murals between Harbor Way and Second St., as part of the Richmond Greenway project. The murals, painted over the past four weeks, include the identifying piece “This Way […]

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Let the Healing Begin

reposted from the Ashland Cherryland Garden & Arts Network (ACGAN) blog The Ashland Cherryland Garden & Arts Network and The Community Rejuvenation Project (CRP)  have nearly completed a week-long transformation project in South Cherryland, an unincorporated community on Hayward’s border. The blank and blighted A Street liquor store parking lot received some refreshed soil and wildflower seeds, […]

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CRP “VibesUp” a new mural for the Ashland Cherryland Garden & Arts Network

For Immediate Release – 8/30/2012(Cherryland, CA) The Ashland Cherryland Garden & Arts Network hosted a week-long grassroots community impact project August 18-24th, 2012. The “VibeUp on A Street” project served to transform a well-known trouble-spot: the AAs and N&M Liquor Stores on Hayward’s A Street, at the southern gateway to Cherryland. The cornerstone of the […]

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