Ben Eine

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Ben Eine is best known for his series of spray-painted letter murals on storefront shutters around London but he has brought his trademark colorful typography to cities all over the world, including LA, Mexico City, Tokyo and more. Eine gained worldwide recognition when British Prime Minister, David Cameron, presented one of his works to President Obama during a state visit.

He kicked off the project by painting ‘FREEDOM’ as refugees shared stories of their experiences in the camps. Eine then pushed us to search for more spots so he could paint ‘THE DREAM’ to capture peoples pursuit for a better life. Finally, we handed over the paint to the children and volunteers of Kara Tepe Camp to take control. They put their own twist on Ben Eine’s iconic ‘LOVE’ piece in a newly developed common area of the camp.