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Julia Volchkova (Nizhnevartovsk, Russia)

Julia’s first creation for street art festival was in Ukraine in 2013. After completing her Diploma in Arts in the year 2010, she began to base in St. Petersburg, working actively on graffiti and street art, focusing on portraits or figurative art. After her first participation in the street art festival in Ukraine in 2013, she started to travel to Asia countries, including Indonesia and Malaysia, where she began her exploration and in-depth study of the different cultures in Asia.

 

As inspired by multiculturalism in Malaysia, she repeatedly visiting cities in Malaysia, to paint large-scale murals on streets to portray different communities of the local people. Her creations in different cities have now captured worldwide attention.

 

Her mural of “The Loving Sisters” located at Muar, Johor was listed as “The Largest Portrait Mural in Malaysia” in The Malaysia Book of Records in 2016. Today, Julia’s creations are seen in the cities of Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, Dubai, Mexico, etc.

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