Art for senior citizens

An artistic project in the district of Konviktsgaart has been organised by the City’s Service seniors. Mentored by the artist Raphael Gindt and a team of young people, senior citizens gave Konviktsgaart’s underground car park a makeover by creating a wall mural depicting the city’s most historic landmarks. This is an intergenerational project: these young artists taught their older counterparts techniques relating to graffiti and street art. This initiative involved a role reversal: seniors – more usually seen doling out advice to the younger generation – were expected to follow the instructions given by these youths this
time around!