A 100-Year-Old Church in Spain Transformed into a Skate Park Covered in Murals by Okuda San Miguel

…#8217; with help from online fundraising and Red Bull, the church was salvaged and turned into a public skate park dubbed Kaos Temple. As if having a skate park inside a beautiful abandoned church wasn’t enough, artist Okuda San Miguel was commissioned to cover the walls and vaulted ceilings with his unique brand of colorful geometric figures. Nearly every flat interior surface is covered with a rainbow of color, illuminated from every…

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Okuda San Miguel Transforms the Walls of an Italian Kindergarten Into a Prismatic Fairytale

All images provided by Ink and Movement. Okuda San Miguel (previously here and here) recently visited the Italian town of Arcugnano with his assistant Antonyo Marest to paint five different murals on the walls of the town’s kindergarten. The five murals contain birds, bears, and a winged lion—each radiating a spectrum of colors that seem to animate the mystical creatures. San Miguel was watched closely by an audience of the…

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Okuda San Miguel Wraps a Moroccan Church in a Vibrant Geometric Mural

All images courtesy of Ink and Movement After covering a church turned skatepark in Spain with his signature style of murals, Okuda San Miguel (previously) has now transformed an abandoned Moroccan church into a 360-degree mural titled “11 Mirages to Freedom.” The street artist covered the structure in geometric bears, birds, and human faces, produced as a part of the British Council‘s Street Art Caravane Initiative. Working…

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Twin Skulls Transform the Facade of this 19th Century French Castle

…nts as a school and holiday center for children, the castle was abandoned for nearly 30 years. Five years ago it was acquired by the local Town Hall. Recently it became a site for Urban Art Paris' LaBel Valette Festival, which hosted Okuda the last weekend in June. You can see a short video of the project, created by @chopemdownfilms, below. A post shared by OKUDA SAN MIGUEL (@okudart) on Jul 6, 2017 at 3:49am PDT…

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The Unexpected: Artists Descend on Ft. Smith to Revitalize the Streets with Murals

…ll park. The initiative has also engaged emerging artists from both the University of Arkansas and students from two local high schools who were invited to create their own murals around the city. This year saw new pieces by Okuda, Faith47, Dface, Bordalo II, Jaz & Pastel, Alexis Diaz, Maser, Guido van Helten, and Cyrcle. The artworks went up over the first week of September with the aid of countless local volunteers and support staff. If…

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