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17 October 2014
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Murals for the Future (Image of Salvadorian mural artist Gilberto Arriaza)

Salvadorian mural artist Gilberto Arriaza visited Northern Ireland in the summer of 2002 and encouraged young Catholics and Protestants in Londonderry and Belfast to think about how their communities could create murals that reflected a spirit of reconciliation.

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Mark, a young person who worked on this cross-community mural project, shares his experiences.
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Image of Marty Edwards
Marty Edwardswho paints loyalist murals explains his role and offers these observations on working with the young people.
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Image of mural artist Tom Kelly
Listen to Bogside mural artist Tom Kelly on his involvement with creating community murals.
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Image of schoolchild and mural artist Gilberto Arriaza
Check out highlights from the Wedding play and experience a wedding video with a difference!
Image of East Belfast schoolchildren working on a mural
Watch videos of participants describing what they learned from this cross-community venture.
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Check out the themes and symbols of an east Belfast mural project as pupils Mark and Gemma explain the meanings of the different elements of the mural
Image of Derry schoolchildren working on a mural
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This project was co-ordinated by the Playhouse Theatre in Londonderry and Let's Talk in Belfast.

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