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Favela painters add their colourful touch

For Dutch artists Haas&Hahn (Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn of the Favela Painting Foundation), adding large murals to the exterior of the former Bijlmerbajes prison is their first project in the Netherlands, after earlier community arts projects in Haiti, Philadelphia and Rio de Janeiro.

Together with a group of volunteers, including several refugees, they took on the gray concrete facades of the complex.