Graffiti Project Covering 10,000 m² in Downtown São Paulo is Now Underway

A giant octopus, submerged in bright colors, now covers one of the 15 buildings that will be part of the Aquário Urbano ("Urban Aquarium") project, which will feature a total of over 10,000 m² of painting. The piece is created by the artist Felipe Yung, Flip, in partnership with the cultural producer Kleber Pagú.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The piece, which already covers six of the buildings' walls, began to be painted on the façades of a plot of land on the corner of Rua Major Sertório and Rua Bento Freitas, in downtown São Paulo, near the Copan building.

The intention is to break the Guinness record for the world's largest mural and also to raise awareness on environmental and urban issues.

Project boss Kleber Pagú said, "The Urban Aquarium is divided into several topics, we are redefining a space. This is one of the main crossroads in downtown S . . .

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