November 21, 2017
Global Angel Wings Project Lands in Yokohama
Colette Miller, an American artist who spearheads Global Angel Wings Project visited Japan in July, 2017 and painted two pairs of angel wings on a wall of a shopping mall, Marine & Walk Yokohama Painting started on July 24th and completed on 28th. The project started in 2012 in Los Angeles, a city of angels with an objective to spread love and peace to the world, and currently is in three cities in the US (New York, Houston, Hawaii), Cuba, Taiwan, Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth) , Kenya, Turkey, Italy and France. The wings are the symbol of love and peace, and people can stand in between the wings and take pictures of themselves. The movement is spreading and becoming more popular through shared photos posted on Instagram and Twitter.
The Marine & Walk Yokohama is about 10 minute on foot from Exit 6 of Bashamichi station on the Minatomirai Line. The Marine & Walk is a small mall built in March of 2016 based on the concept of creating avenues in a town of warehouses along the ocean. It has restaurants, clothing stores, and cafes. The mall is quite close to the Red Brick Warehouse which is a warehouse that was built around 100 years ago and remodeled into a mall.
Address 1-3-1, Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi
Opening Hours 11 am to 8 pm