To begin the journey of getting to know Penang’s street art scene, you must first visit Ernest Zacharevic’s mural on Armenian Street. Yes, the mural with two kids on a bicycle that is slowly fading against the test of time. When this Lithuanian artist first painted the commissioned mural for George Town Festival in 2021, no one expected it to turn into a trend, or a start of many murals and sculptures to come.
How did it all start? What can Penangites and street artists make of this growing art scene in George Town? Read Street Art in Penang.
Article: Street Art in Penang (2013)
Publication: Time Out Penang