have completely transformed a street in Bristol
The colorful "Six Sisters" mural collection on North Street in the city's Bedminster neighborhood has been in the works for five years.
It is one of the world's largest women-led permanent street art
projects, and was inspired by San Francisco
's famed "Painted Ladies."
The initiative was launched in 2016 by artist Gemma Compton, who created a mural above the Upfest Gallery:
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Upfest is the largest annual live street art festival in Europe.
In 2019 and 2020, Zoe Power, Bex Glover, and Sophie Long each renovated a building.
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Last week, Lucas Antics and Ejits completed their fifth and sixth consecutive properties:
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“Perseverance, Dedication, Professional, Committed, Confident are just a few words to describe these amazing women who’ve battled at times to get their designs up on the wall,” Upfest wrote of the project earlier this week on Instagram. The gallery collaborated with the Bedminster Business
Improvement District on “Six Sisters.”
“We sincerely hope that the completion of this mural set will inspire the next generation of painters!” the gallery added.
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