Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Mural Locator - Useful Kit

Nice Tool...

Mural Locator is a simple to use web tool that helps people locate murals around the world. The growing database of locations, photos, and documentation on Mural Locator brings murals and mural artists to a larger audience.

Murals can easily be submitted to the site and have comments made about them. This creates a forum for artists and viewers to communicate and connect.

The interface allows the user to search for murals in a number of ways:

1. The use of a Google Maps mashup with cluster markers makes it easy to find murals in a certain location.

2. The front page shows the newly submitted murals. The page arrows on the sides allow for easy navigation through the database.   

3. Word searches can also be used to find the artwork by location, subject, or artist. makes global murals more accessible and keeps people informed of this ever developing and growing art form.

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