July 2011

2011 - A Visual Intervention

WALL\THERAPY

The inaugural effort of the project that eventually became WALL\THERAPY brought four artists from South Africa - Faith47, DALeast, MAKone, and Freddy-Sam - to Rochester, NY in July 2011.

Untitled - (Birds and Woman), Faith47, 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Images Heal Cities
Dr. Ian Wilson wanted to give back to Rochester, the city that has given him so much.The inaugural project took place during July 2011 and was entitled “Visual Intervention.” Faith47, DALeast, MAKone, and Freddy Sam traveled to Rochester, NY from Cape Town, South Africa to plant the seeds of what would become a burgeoning mural program.

The trailer for BELIEVE - a short documentary which chronicles a first-of-its-kind public art mural project in Rochester, NY in July 2011.

The full documentary is at the end of this exhibit.

Untitled - (Thank You Rochester), MakOne, 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Fist Full of Fireworks, Freddy Sam, 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Fist Full of Fireworks - (Four Figures - Left side), Freddy Sam, 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Fist Full of Fireworks - (Four Figures - Right Side), Freddy Sam, 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Untitled - (Dragon), DALeast, 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Untitled - (Birds and Woman), Faith47, 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Richmond St. Murals, Freddy Sam, 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Believe Mural, TASTE (FUA), Mak1one, Kurt Ketchum, ZONER (FUA), SNO (FUA), OZ (FUA), Shawn Dunwoody, Freddy Sam, 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Believe Mural - B, TASTE (FUA), Mak1one, 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Believe Mural - E, Mak1one, Kurt Ketchum, 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Believe Mural - L, Kurt Ketchum, ZONER (FUA), 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Believe Mural - I, ZONER (FUA), SNO (FUA), 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Believe Mural - E, SNO (FUA), OZ (FUA), 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Believe Mural - V, OZ (FUA), Shawn Dunwoody, 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Believe Mural - E, Shawn Dunwoody, Freddy Sam, 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY
Believe Mural - End, Freddy Sam, 2011-07-07/2011-07-11, From the collection of: WALL\THERAPY

This short documentary chronicles a first-of-its-kind public art mural project in Rochester, NY in July 2011. The project involved local artists and a group of four artists from Cape Town, SA.

Credits: Story

WALL\THERAPY
A public community-level intervention using mural art as a vehicle to address our collective need for inspiration.

WALL\THERAPY is an initiative of the Synthesis Collaborative, a 501(c)(3) public charity incorporated in New York State


www.wall-therapy.com
www.facebook.com/walltherapyny
Twitter/Instagram // @walltherapyny


Visual Intervention 2011 was curated by founder Dr. Ian Wilson.

Mural photos by:
Mark Deff
Erich S. Lehman

Credits: All media
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