Walking around the neighbourhood, more precisely in San Dimas Street in Madrid, I have found two big murals made by Boa Mistura. Boa Mistura is an Art and Design Atelier whose office is nearby. These are really beautiful murals but precisely the words at the top of them have drawn my full attention. These words become nearly invisible as one gets closer.
It is a positive message with a subtle irony. The titles are “strength” and “breath”. We need to call them murals as they are not graffiti neither in the background nor in the shape. These efforts are pleasingly surprising as these embellish and dignify every part of the city. Suddenly, a humble building seems so interesting, these drawings appearing in such places do not disturb us while we walk.
Look carefully at the photographs to see the difference between a well-considered thing and the chaos and the dirt behind the garage door. You can also notice that both things have been already damaged.