Monday, May 25, 2015

Benson Auto Parts Mural Wall

To say that the back walls of the Benson Auto Parts shop were an eyesore would be a major understatement. Years of accumulated layers of terrible graffiti peppered with offensive garbage covered the walls that face onto one of the loveliest walking paths in Peterborough, Ontario, along the Trans-Canada trail.

I recently approached the manager about putting out a call for some very talented graffiti writers to come and decorate his building. He happily obliged given the aforementioned eyesore.

This past weekend, some of my favourite writers came to town, some from as far as Chatham and Montreal, to beautify Benson.

Huge thanks to LOOTER, NOMIS, KNOWR, JAKER, DREG, PANIC, SENOR and JEACS, as well as Benson Auto Parts.

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LEWTER GH

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NOMIS DFC

NOMIS DFC

KNOWR DFC

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JAKER GK

JAKER GK

DREG

DREG

PANIC STS

PANIC AOR.STS

SENOR PMV

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JEACS PMV

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The reaction from the community has been 100% positive, to the point that people are going inside and thanking the staff.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hey Jerm

I follow your urban explorations and enjoy the stories you put with them. I was walking downtown the other day and saw a sign of yours pasted up. What else were checking out around here in Kingston?

jannx said...

J, very nice event, some of those writers are very familiar!

Dislexsick SeRnA said...

To bad i couldnt of got down and involved!