A group called the German Crew artists collective have created Mexico’s largest mural in the samll rundown neighbourhood of Las Palmitas, Palchuca. 

The huge mural is part of a government-sponsored project called Pachuca Paints Itself. It aims to bring the community together and rehabilitate the Palmitas neighbourhood.

Irving Trejo from the artist collective German Crew, picks out a can of orange paint Irving Trejo paints a section of a muralAlfonso Santiago Reyes looks up at the newly-painted facade of his homeBlueprints and photos are displayed in the German Crew's headquartersGerman Crew artist collective member Carlos Duarte paints a section of a gigantic mural The painters from the German Collective spent the last 14 months creating trust within the community, working with residents to paint their homes with bright, colourful designs

Read the full article on the Guardian website here and here.

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