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Save the Bees Mural Project by Louis Masai Michel

Louis Masai Michel grew up with Afrocentric artefacts, voodoo dolls and living what many other children can just read about in storybooks. Michel's father was born in a mud hut in Cameroon, in north-west Africa, and was the only white child in the village. Louis first started street art when he lived in Cornwall. Then, when travelling through South America he saw what he described as “incredible stuff”, “mind blowing” street art and he was encouraged to try his hand at it. “At the end of the day, I paint...