The main idea behind this street art project was to add a sense of relief and protection to the everyday... Read More
The main idea behind this street art project was to add a sense of relief and protection to the everyday life of the Mauritian people after the deconfinement (due to the Covid-19 pandemic). The Guardians of Chinatown are strategically placed across a Chinese temple on the main and busiest street of Chinatown, Mauritius. The fresco is situated at the end of a bus station and buses leaving the station would have to go by it. The eyes are levelled as same to that of the passengers stuck in the traffic jam from leaving the bus station. The colorful clouds all around offer a sense of calmness, joyfulness and silliness that would cheer anyone up.
Aesthetically, it has the main colors from the Mauritian flag demonstrating on the protective aspect and the guardians seems to be saying: