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King Britt and Joshua Mays win art prize

The duo’s sight and sound installation is declared Best of Philly: Best Public Art

Philadelphia DJ and producer King Britt’s Mural Arts And Blue Design collaboration with American artist and muralist Joshua Mays has won the Best of Philly: Best Public Art award. Called Dreams, Diaspora And Destiny, their prizewinning piece is a large scale augmented reality mural in the Conestoga neighbourhood of Philadelphia. It’s designed to be experienced in conjunction with a smartphone app that brings life to the piece through image recognition and a score made up of recordings and interviews with the local community.