Explore a new Art Walk in the Financial District of Manhattan with spectacular murals that will immerse you into the reality of survivors from child labor and trafficking.
Made by prominent artists, these murals depict 8 stories of survivors from 5 continents including sex trafficking in the US, domestic slavery in Europe, child soldiers in Africa, child labor in the fashion industry in Asia, in the fish industry in Latin America and in the chocolate industry in Africa.
Participating artists: AEC Interesni Kazki, Btoy, Jo di Bona, JDL, KinMx, Loic Ercolessi and Victor Ash. Curation: Street Art for Mankind. Pictures & Videos: Just_a_spectator.
This Art Walk was inaugurated with the United Nations agencies (ILO, French and Argentinian missions), as well as the Mayor’s Office of New York City (ENDGBV and ACS agencies).
We offer a free audio-guide app available on IOS and Android to help you discover the stories behind the murals while doing the Art Walk. You can also use it in front of your computer, by scanning the pictures above.
To hear the artist speak about his creative process or simply read the story behind each mural above.
The app also helps you locate the murals closest to you and make creative selfies to share with us and the artist.
Don’t forget to tag us @streetartmankind!
First wall at 25 Bridge Street – 212 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10004
Subway 4 or 5 (green) – Stations located at Bowling Green or Fulton Street, depending on which mural you start with
Get a Breathtaking view from atop the Freedom Tower.
Ride the Free Staten Island Ferry