Penang will unveil Asia’s first Transformers street art installation at the Penang Esplanade this July 19, joining an exhibition featuring characters from the animation and movie franchise.
The street art will feature Transformers characters painted on a row of containers by students from the One Academy Penang.
The Transformers exhibit featuring a 30-foot-tall Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Chevrolet Camaro, will be officially launched on July 10 and will be open to the public for free for two months. The Transformers street art will be open from 19 July to 17 September 2015.
The exhibits will open from 9am to midnight on weekends and public holidays and from noon to midnight on weekdays. The Penang state government funded RM1.1 million for the event, which is supported by Penang Global Tourism and Penang Island City Council. The One Academy Penang is the creative partner.
Penang Transformers Street Art Information
Date: 19 July to 17 September 2015
Venue: Esplanade, Penang
Contact: 04-650 5136 or 012-4337063
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