Artist: Cita Sadeli ‘Chelove’
Mural title: ‘Every Day I See Something New’
Date produced: October 2011
Size, materials: 30′ x 40′, latex roll and enamel spray paints on concrete
Location: Corner of Kalorama Road & Champlain Street NW, Adams Morgan, Washington DC
Project Facilitation/Background: This mural was created through the Murals DC program in its 2011 season. Murals DC is a partnership between the District’s Department of Public Works, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and Words Beats & Life Inc. The program was initiated in 2007 by Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham.
Photographer: Arijit Das
Producer: Cory L. Stowers
Assistants: Matas Yongvongphaiboon, Ernesto Zelaya, and Jason Philp
Project Description: This 3-story exterior mural was designed with the children of the Marie Reed Center in mind. Their playground lies directly across the street from the site, . The piece is a visual game composed of a selection of DC’s (not so) hidden treasures of nature, music, fashion and the city’s many cultural flavor centers. Test your knowledge - how many items you can identify?
Shout outs: Mr. Chuck Brown, Human Rights aka HR, the Bad Brains, Ibu EnnyInfinite, the dancers & drummers of Malcolm X Park, Sam ‘The Man’ Burns, Stylus Chris and the whole 12” Dance Records Family, WPFW, Dave Nada and the Moombahton Massive Crew, DC’s Skate Or Die youth, our beautiful Ethiopian & El Salvadorean massives, Emmanuelle Khanh, Julia’s Empanadas, DC’s thriving feral cat colonies, the acrobatic rodents of Champorama Park, the Wu-Tang Clan, and Ol’ Dirty Bastard.