This large art work portraying two people who appeared to be engaged in silat, a traditional Malay martial art, is the second mural painted by Russian street artist Julia Volchkova in Balik Pulau town, Penang.
A large art mural portraying an old fisherman mending a fishing net can be found at the side wall of an pre-war shophouse in Balik Pulau town, Penang. This amazing and vivid painting was done by Russian street artist Julia Volchkova. This is one of the two murals painted by her in Balik Pulau town.
This large art mural depicting a bird in a jungle setting was painted by Spanish artist Sabek who came to Penang during the Urban Xchange 2015 street art festival. This painting can be found at the wall of Hotel Jen, facing 1st Avenue shopping mall at Lintang Street, George Town.
Location of the art mural;
Chowrasta Road in George Town is a busy road during the morning due to the Chowrasta Market that is located there. It is one of the roads surrounding the Chowrasta Market, which was established by local Indian traders in the 19th century. The word “chowrasta” was found to actually refer to “four crossroads”, likely pointing towards the four roads surrounding the market.