Jonathan Cohen

Jonathan Cohen

Posted on 05/09/2012


Photo taken on August 14, 2011



See also...


Keywords

mural
WECCstoration Project
Vancouver Public Library
Joe Fortes Branch
Joe Fortes Branch - Vancouver Public Library
Joe Fortes Library
West End Community Centre
Barclay Street
Denman Street
West End
BC
British Columbia
Vancouver
Canada
street art
Tiko Kerr


Authorizations, license

Visible by: Everyone
All rights reserved

256 visits

West End Community Centre – Denman Street near Barclay, Vancouver, British Columbia

West End Community Centre – Denman Street near Barclay, Vancouver, British Columbia
The WECCstoration Project involved creating murals, designing lighting enhancement and arranging awning replacement in order to "...resolve the contrast between the centre's somber grey exterior and the vital, spirited activities found within." An extensive consultation process between artist Tiko Kerr and West End community members established an environmental theme. Members of a youth group worked in a mentorship program with the artist painting the first mural and the second was produced with seniors and pottery club members. The murals depict organic elements from the environment; tree trunks, ferns, piles of stones etc., that both heighten the sculptural elements of the building and announce the centre as a gathering place for the community.

Comments