Central Square’s Belonging Mural in Progress

Artist Shilo Shiv Suleman and students from NuVu Studio teamed up to paint this mural on the side of Desi Dhaba restaurant, on the corner of Columbia Street and Mass Ave (near Central Square) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Here we have video and still photos of the crew putting the finishing touches on the mural, titled “Belonging”.


Shilo compares notes on her iPhone with the work in progress:
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Shilo and a crew member discuss the anatomical details of the human hand in the painting:

Prince had passed away at the same time that this project got underway. Here one of the artists prepares to add the Prince symbol to the mural as a tribute to him:
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Artists at work:

More video of the crew putting on some finishing touches:

We came back a few days later to photograph the complete mural, plus a few close-up detail shots. View those here: Fearless Collective Belonging Mural by Shilo Shiv Suleman and NuVu Studio

See more of Shilo’s work at shiloshivsuleman.com

More about NuVu Studio: NuVu Studio Cambridge Website

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Bao Nation Asian Buns and Dumplings | Graffiti and Wall Mural

Bao Nation Hot Asian Buns and Dumplings is located in a back lot adjacent to Modica Way near Central Square in Cambridge. The wall mural on the storefront facade was probably commissioned (Brandalizm); the graffiti and art on the side wall and rooftop probably were not.
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Brandalizm artist signature.

Side wall and rooftop consumed by art and graffiti.
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A closer view of the rooftop.
rooftop street art bao nation central square cambridge

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