Within the framework of the World Cities Summit, held in Medellín from July 10 to 12, the artist Sun Yu-li makes a gift to the city: 16 totems and a mural in the corridor of Calle 10. The artistic construction of the works will involve the participation of 10 children of the Bueno Comienzo Program and young members of the Youth Ministry programs.
The artist has expressed his interest in making this experience an opportunity to connect Medellín and Singapore as cities which seek to positively impact the lives of their citizens.
One of the main activities of the World Cities Summit will be the gift of the Singaporean artist, Sun Yu-li, to Medellín, a beautiful legacy of his artistic production evoking the ties that connect Singapore and Medellín as flagship cities in Asia and Latin America for its urban and social development.
The artist will work with children and young people from Medellín to interact with them and make this experience an essential seal of both cities as a legacy of this World Summit.
Sun Yu-li will work in the following spaces and places:
- Tuesday, July 9 from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Calle 10, El Poblado.
- Wednesday, July 10 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Plaza Mayor Medellín.
- Thursday, July 11 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Mural Delivery Ceremony on the 10th.
Sun Yu-Li is an architect at the Tung-Hai University of Taiwan, Master of Architecture at the Catholic University of America and Master of Urban Planning at the University of Illinois, United States. He is a member of the Board of the International Young Artists Exchange (IYAE), director of the Square of Sculptures in Singapore and advisor to the Sculpture Society of Singapore since 2001.