September 2016 - Toronto ON
Found by surprise, on a walking tour "Lost Breweries of Toronto".
I was aware of them from other bloggers' posts.
The bold, colourful faces are just one aspect of the new murals that now brighten a once-desolate underpass in Corktown. The transformation is more than just a slap of fresh paint to cover the typical grey of transportation infrastructure; it’s a series by street artists Essencia Art Collective called Frozen Moments.
“Each pillar is kind of like a personification for a certain historical aspect of Corktown,” said Essencia Art Collective co-founder and co-director Elisa Monreal, a.k.a. Shalak Attack, the lead artist and project director.
This week I will show you the side with the faces.