York Mural

Dimensions: 45 ft H X 55 ft W
Photo Credit: E. Rausenberg

The completed piece, located on Commercial Drive in East Vancouver. The wall is prominent on the corridor and celebrates the power of transformation through music and creativity. The main figure is JB The First Lady, who is a rising star beat poet and performer whose edgy work laid the groundwork for the murals themes. She is split between traditional and contemporary, urban and rural, and holds her ground in the midst of urban displacement and change. 

a detail of the lower section of the York mural. Ovoids were stenciled over the profile of migrating crows, lending a mythic presence.