Freedom Murals

8 murals around New York Financial District to raise awareness on Child Labor and trafficking. Based in survivors true stories.

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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.

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  • By Car

    First wall at 25 Bridge Street – 212 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10004

  • By Subway

    Subway 4 or 5 (green) – Stations located at Bowling Green or Fulton Street, depending on which mural you start with

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