24. Soul Garden (graffitti)

Soul GardensSoul Gardens is a community public art project led by W2 Community Media Arts that investigates the cultural history of the Downtown Eastside (DTES) as told through stories of food, gardening, and community. A collaboration between five muralists and five artist researchers the project draws heavily on individual and shared narratives within founding DTES cultural groups including the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, and Musqueam Nations, and African, Chinese, Japanese and European settlers.

Jordan Bent, Indigo, Scott Sueme, Melanie Shambach, Take5.

Wayde Compton, Lani Russwurm, Anne Marie Slater, Sid Tan and Cease Wyss.

The mural is located on a wall of the Astoria Hotel building and can be viewed at the intersection of East Hastings Street and Hawks Avenue.