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Mexican motifs to brighten up Delhi roads

By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 01, Jun 2017, 18:06 pm IST | UPDATED: 03, Jun 2017, 18:34 pm IST

Mexican motifs to brighten up Delhi roads New Delhi: Mexican Ambassador's official vehicle – the auto-rickshaw – gets a vibrant makeover by Mexican street-artist Senkoe at the Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi.

The Mexico auto, which has been in the news from day one for its unique position of being the official vehicle of Ambassador Melba Pría, was painted in bright yellow and orange flowers at the Jawaharlal Nehru University yesterday, by Mexican street-artist Senkoe.

The colourful flowers painted on the roof of the auto are traditional Mexican motifs which are commonly found in the textiles of Oaxaca.

This event was an attempt by the Embassy of Mexico to showcase the traditional Mexican art and culture to the people of India. The auto makeover was witnessed by many students of JNU, who expressed curiosity and interest in the Mexican designs.

Senkoe has been involved in various projects to paint the outer façade of the Arjan Garh metro station in Gurgaon, and public spaces in the villages of Himachal Pradesh and Kathmandu, Nepal. Earlier in the week, he painted beautiful Mexican water animals called “ajolote”, on the Embassy’s driveway wall.
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