Saybrook Student Aurora Sidney-Ando Leads Art for Peace Project
Art for Peace: An Evolving Mural Project is about collaboration, dialogue, and insight
using visual arts. The means for encouraging harmonious interaction and
effective communication is through mural projects that have no end date leaving
them in a perpetual state of evolution. This project is based on three beliefs:
1. Visual arts can be used as a communication tool.
2. Clear communication moves us closer to peaceful interactions.
3. There is a reciprocal relationship between what we see and what we think and
These mural projects for peace are about encouraging intentional thoughts
towards peace. Everyone is welcome to participate and paint or write their
ideas on what is needed to move us closer to social harmony. This project is
about creating and encouraging beauty within communities and it is about
empowering people to share what they think with others in a creative visual