Penang Street Art (The Jungle Bird)

The Jungle Bird by Sabek

This large art mural depicting a bird in a jungle setting was painted by Spanish artist Sabek who came to Penang during the Urban Xchange 2015 street art festival. This painting can be found at the wall of Hotel Jen, facing 1st Avenue shopping mall at Lintang Street, George Town.

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Penang Street Art (The Phoenix Mural)

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This large beautiful mural depicting a Phoenix is one of the recent art works completed for the Urban Xchange street art festival 2015 in Penang. This art work’s creator is the Chinese-born artist DALeast, who is based in Cape Town, South Africa. He was invited to be one of the participating artists for the festival. The mural was painted with his signature 3D-wires style technique. This mural can be found at the wall of an old building facing the car park of New Savoy Hotel at Hutton Lane, George Town.

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Penang Street Art (Bon’s Little Bird Mural)

Bon's Little Bird Mural

A wall art mural painted by Muebon (aka Bon) of Thailand during the Different Strokes street art festival. This artwork can be found on the back wall of an old building located along Noordin Street in George Town.

Penang Street Art (Flight of the Birds)

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This gigantic painting of various birds in flight, is also one of the recent street art murals created for the Urban Xchange International Street Art festival held in November. This mural can be found at a corner townhouse along Macallum Street in George Town.

The Penang Ubah Bird

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A giant inflatable Ubah Bird floating on the waters off the shore of IJM Promenade at Nautilus Bay. The Ubah Bird (or “bird of change”) was launched by the Penang DAP political party and will be lighted up during the night. The Ubah Bird is a Malaysian hornbill and was used as a mascot by the Pakatan Rakyat political alliance during the 13th General Elections of Malaysia. The floating exhibit was apparently inspired by the giant yellow rubber duck of Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman.

Nautilus Bay is a stretch of coast along the Jelutong Expressway.

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The Penang Chief Minister (and also current Secretary-General of DAP party) LIM Guan Eng during the launching of the Ubah Bird.

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The Ubah Bird will remain at the IJM Promenade until 31 August 2013 before it is taken to the other states of Malaysia.