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The UK's Tallest Street Art Mural : Nomad Clan 'Athena Rising'

Athena Rising, Leeds, UK The huge statement piece soars a monumental 46.8 metres (153 feet) from the ground. Using the full length of the building as its canvas, the striking 11 metre-wide. The mural is part of the citywide street art project ‘A City Less Grey’, initiated by East Street Arts and fully funded by LeedsBID (Leeds Business Improvement District). The project aims to animate the city and incorporate works of art onto and into Leeds’ buildings and streets. Athena was 7 month long project, resulting in 16 days painting on a skylift.

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