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Festival Sea Walls Murals, 30 artists to decorate the island of Cozumel

Festival Sea Walls Murals, 30 artists to decorate the island of Cozumel

Art is one of the supports forming a culture and a place where culture is something as important as the Riviera Maya, is something fundamental. That is the reason why Cozumel island has been the place chosen to give shape to a project that will bring the art of 30 artists to the inhabitants of this beautiful island in the Riviera Maya and to all of its visitors.

The facades of houses in Cozumel island dress color, thanks to this initiative, called Festival Sea Walls: Murals. In several houses, these artists created their vision of what was the leiv motiv of the festival: environmental issues related to the oceans. As inspiration different artists will take the seabed of the Riviera Maya and those will be the ones eventually represented on the walls of the houses in Cozumel.

Cozumel houses facades have become the canvases for 30 artists committed to the environment and that will put the artistic touch to the environmental awareness.

The 30 artists taking part in the second edition of the Festival is Walls: Murals have the chance to know the most impressive places of Cozumel island, diving into the crystal clear waters that surround the island. In addition, they will attend to various talks given by specialists in the environment, dealing with the problems of the living underwater ecosystems.

The idea of this interesting project is to approach the general public to the needs and issues affecting the marine ecosystem, creating further awareness among the spectators of the murals to improve its conservation status. This festival also hosts workshops to address all these issues, approaching the reality of Cozumel island to visitors who are in the area during the days in which it takes place.

Because, mainly, trying to raise awareness through the activity is the key point, what acts are attractive and seek to bring art and environmental awareness to everyone, for the fun part, as it is the art that artists will exhibit on the walls of Cozumel island.