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Adolescents from Famalicão transform the Lameiras building into urban art



The four towers of Edifício das Lameiras a complex in one of the main thoroughfares of the center of Vila Nova de Famalicão and where more than 1,000 people live will be rebuilt until tomorrow, August 17, in the one

Under the direction of the Artistic Center THE HOUSE ON THE PAGE the project is supported by the Municipality of Vila Nova de Famalicão and allows the creation of the largest urban art project in the Minho region. Paintings of murals in which at the top of each of the four towers are represented four national historical figures linked to the city – Bernardino Machado former President of the Republic, the writer Camilo Castelo Branco

Each tower is painted in collaboration by groups of 1

2 adolescents aged 6 to 25 years. in a total of 48. Two towers are operated by young people from the Lameiras and participation in the painting of the murals in the other two towers is open to the entire community.

Besides the participation in the mural painting is the mark of the young people who in the Lameiras are also perpetuated by the representation of their own faces in the various towers, which are each 18 meters high and six meters wide.

2005 by the artists Ricardo Miranda and Joana Brito CASA AO SIDE is an artistic center that focuses its activities on learning, experimentation and artistic awareness.



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