The Brixton murals are a series of murals by local artists in the Brixton area, in London, UK. Most of the murals were funded by Lambeth Council and the Greater London Council after the Brixton riots in 1981.
Art - Murals
The murals portray politics, community and ideas. Many are now in a state of disrepair and some are no longer there.
Brixton Academy Mural, by Stephen Pusey — 1982. This mural was created by Stephen Pusey in 1981 and completed in 1982. It is found on the back of the Brixton Academy building. The mural commission had been created on the back of the Brixton riots of 1981. It shows a mixed group of young people hanging out and having fun! It was to portray the natural racial harmony that could be found between the children in the local schools.