Street artists from around the world — brought together virtually by TEDx and the Google Cultural Institute

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One of Peap Tarr's  beautiful murals, highlighted in the Google Cultural Institute. This beautiful mural, created by street artist Peap Tarr in Phnom Penh, looks on fire. It is one of dozens of works highlighted in the Google Cultural Institute. Watch Peap Tarr’s TEDx talk.

Alexandre Farto spends his days creating towering works on the buildings of Lisbon and London — portraits of people that mirror urban decay, dissolving into scratches and splatters. Their stretched-out visages gaze over these cities with solemn, elegant omniscience.

Meanwhile, Shai Dahan adorns walls, facades and barriers in Gothenburg and Borås with colorful odes to Swedish history and culture, inspiring conversations and heated debates between strangers via sticky notes posted on building walls.

New Zealand-raised Peap Tarr paints in Phnom Penh to connect with his heritage, working through issues of identity, influence and geography with sweeping murals saturated with Cambodian culture. They brim with both color and emotion.

Every street artist has a story to tell. Just one…

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