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An urban art experience

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The three participating artists, Manolo Mesa, Rouge, Ness Lee are supported by, Embassy of Spain, New Delhi, Bordeaux Métropole, Hyderabad, and Consulate General Du Canada, Bangalore respectively.

'Maqta Art Festival' 2019 (March edition) to showcase the development of Maqta Art District

St+art India Foundation (St+art) announced its Urban Art Festival – Maqta Art Festival 2019, supported by Asian Paints. Since inception in 2014, St+art has worked tirelessly towards its vision of making art accessible to everyone through transforming public spaces and creating open-air public art galleries, which not only ignite conversation but also increase community pride and interaction.

St+art revisitedMaqta Art District to continue the engagement with the community from March 20 to April 8, in addition to the artworks, workshops will be conducted with the children of MS Maqta to encourage participation and increase interest.

The three participating artists, Manolo Mesa, Rouge, Ness Lee are supported by, Embassy of Spain, New Delhi, Bordeaux Métropole, Hyderabad, and Consulate General Du Canada, Bangalore respectively.

Workshops and tours at the Maqta Art District: There will interactive workshops by the artists Rouge and Ness Lee at the public school of Maqta. As well as curated tours through the art district to create direct engagement between the participating artists and the people of Hyderabad.

"MS Maqta has been part of the continued engagement with public art by the Krishnakriti Foundation in Hyderabad and we are pleased to have St+art India Foundation invest their creative spirits into the neighbourhood.

Over the years the neighborhood has seen a steady and positive transformation and we share the excitement for innumerable possibilities that lay ahead of us. In the following years we would like to explore aspects of how this transformation can dovetail an economic rejuvenation of the spaces lead by the community who live there" said, Prshant Lahoti, managing trustee of the Krishnakriti Foundation.

St+art's projects have found immense support from the long-term association with Asian Paints. Speaking of this shared vision, Amit Syngle, COO, Asian Paints Ltd. "We are happy once again to support St+art in their endeavor to reinvent public spaces in Hyderabad.

We are excited to collaborate with St+art and the artists as they set out to paint Hyderabad in unique colours and concepts. The hope is to uplift the moods, spirits and lives of the people by taking art to the masses and making it accessible to a wider range of audiences."

Giulia Ambrogi, Co-founder and curator at St+art India added that, "It has been our endeavor to increase awareness and initiate public discourse on the benefits of public art while encouraging creative expressions.

Hyderabad is so rapidly changing and urban contemporary art in the form of the art district and other iconic interventions can generate a great cultural, social, and economic value for the city by adding meaning to our cities and uniqueness to our communities."

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