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Russian artist and Ukrainian in Bali shout unity from the ...

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Russian artist and Ukrainian in Bali shout unity from the rooftops

The two collaborate on a work of art that uses gigantic calligraphy to spell out ‘United World’ in six languages

Sultan Anshori

A Russian artist and a Ukrainian owner of a villa complex on the Indonesian resort island of Bali have come together to promote peace and unity through a giant work of art.

The piece of calligraphy — spanning 960m2 across the rooftops of nine buildings — spells out “United World” in six languages: Russian, Ukrainian, English, Chinese, French and Indonesian.

“This work is not a political statement, it’s a cultural statement, it’s a social statement, about people and the way ... we can unite together to create a future in harmony,” Russian calligraphy artist Pokras Lampas said...

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