These days, and until Saturday, October 3, the House of Images hosts an exhibition in connection with the new street art route “Yes We Can” through the municipality of Jette.
At the initiative of Mounir Laarissi, Alderman for Culture, French-speaking Youth and Public Hygiene in Jette, an international art trail aimed at connecting neighborhoods and promoting social inclusion within the municipality was imagined by Kool Koor, one of the pioneers of the New York graffiti movement, who has been living in Brussels since 1999. Here, street art is used as a tool for openness and dialogue with the local population.
“Yes We Can – Jette 2020” on the theme of “Human Rights” is a street art route composed of monumental frescoes and 60 painted garbage cans spread over the territory of the municipality in order to reinforce the impact of the route. The garbage cans, in addition to raising awareness of the importance of their use, will guide the visitor to the frescoes.
Female and male artists, working in figuration and abstraction, have been selected for this route because of their artistic commitment to human rights, their professionalism and their ability to work on monumental works in the public space.
In addition to the outdoor tour, you will have the opportunity to see the works of these different artists exhibited in our premises and in our courtyard. You will also be made aware of the commune’s project to sponsor two people who are imprisoned by their respective governments for their ideas of freedom.