Completed October 15, 2020
Dedicated October 17th
Together with community volunteers Mensah completed his asphalt art project on Bland St. in the Five Point Neighborhood off Sewells Point Rd. in just 2 days.
Through the use of West African Adinkra symbols, Mensah incorporates ideas of “abundance, affluence, giving back and the idea of time changing and embracing it and being a part.” Flowers are spaced 10 ft. apart in accordance with social distancing rules for group activities.

The #asphaltart project was made possible through a Bloomberg Asphalt Art Initiative Grant the City of Norfolk & Norfolk Arts received together with the Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Virgina.

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