High art with Riwal Poland
By Sarah Ann McCay27 January 2013
Riwal Poland has been working with the city council of Lodz and street art foundation ‘Urban Forms’ to assist young street artists produce street murals in safety.
Riwal Poland has provided aerial work platforms for the creation of four art projects in the city.
According to Riwal’s country manager for Poland, Wojciech Lisicki, the company supplied a JLG 660 machine to support the creation of a modern mural in the city centre. “The artists were certified as operators through the Riwal training programme. To additionally ensure that the work was done safely, we supplied the operators with safety harnesses. We are very proud that we can support young artists and in so doing, promote the popularity of street art as well. We look forward to the upcoming additional projects,” he said.
Riwal will continue to support the Urban Forms foundation by providing machines to enable artists to work on large-scale projects in Lodz and other cities in the country, it said.