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More info on Mural behind Solly’s/DNA on U Street: “the late Mahsa Amini and pays tribute to the Woman Life Freedom movement…painted by Rodrigo Pradel”


1108 U Street, NW photos courtesy Yasi Farazad Photography

From an email:

The mural is of the late Mahsa Amini and pays tribute to the Woman Life Freedom movement. Purpose of the mural is to help bring awareness to the revolution taking place in Iran and to help amplify the voices of silenced voices of the Iranian people. Weekly peaceful protests have been taking place in DC in support of this movement for the past 17 weeks.

The mural was painted by Rodrigo Pradel who is a prominent street artist. Rodrigo has another mural a couple blocks near 14th & U.


1108 U Street, NW with artist Rodrigo Pradel

The project was organized by Yasi Farazad and Sanaz Etminan. Two female Iranian-Americans.

Project was sponsored by Moby Dick House of Kabob.

Mural unveiling took place on Sunday January 15th with members of the royal family of Iran in attendance.”

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