Street Artists Revive Spanish Village w/ Murals Celebrating Local Tradition – My Modern Met


Street artists NeSpoon and Regue Fernández transformed a community in Belorado with murals depicting “bolo boliferano” and local lacework.

Thanks to a local cultural organization, two street artists are using their work to bring back tradition and create a larger sense of community in a small town in northern Spain. Despite having only 2,100 inhabitants, the village of Belorado is quite rich in culture. Street artists NeSpoon and Regue Fernández explored its history and used it as inspiration to transform eight buildings across one of the main town squares.

Plaza de San Nicolás is a public space of great importance to the women of Belorado. It was here that they traditionally played bolo beliforano. This traditional game is a type of bowling played only by women. Cultural organization StARTer and its curator Estela Rojo used this tradition as a starting point to address the presence of women in public spaces.[…]

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