Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture and Mural Arts Philadelphia are excited to host eL Seed in West Philadelphia!
(DIS)PLACED: Philadelphia is an initiative of Al-Bustan, exploring the theme of home, identity, and displacement through the documentation of local stories and the perspectives of four artists-in-residence. In partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia, eL Seed is one of the artists invited to create a mural.
Schedule of Free Public Events
Saturday, November 11, 6 – 8 PM
Slought Gallery, 4017 Walnut Street
eL Seed in Conversation with Blogger Conrad Benner
Sunday November 12, 3 – 5 PM
Perry World House 3803 Locust Walk
Saturday, November 18, 11 AM – 1 PM
Preston & Market Street
Born in France in 1981, eL Seed is an artist with Tunisian roots in North Africa. He strives through his work to bring people, cultures and generations together. With intricately layered calligraphy and street graffiti styles, his work expresses words, their meaning and movement, creating colorful patterns evoking universal themes. His art was born on the streets of Paris and now adorns walls across every continent.
Major support for this project is provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, additional funding by Mural Arts Philadelphia.