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In photos: Artists' murals help mark Havana Biennial

Cuban-American artist Jose Parla and French artist J.R. teamed up to create "Wrinkles Of The City", combining J.R.'s pictures of elderly Cubans with Parla's calligraphic messages, and then pasting them on walls around the city.

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Men put up a creation of Cuban-American artist Jose Parla and French artist J.R. on a building in Havana for the upcoming 11th Havana Biennial contemporary art exhibition. The project, titled "Wrinkles Of The City", involves combining J.R's pictures of Cuban elderly people in the neighbourhood with Parla's calligraphic messages, and then pasting them on walls around the city.

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People walk beside a creation by Cuban-American artist Jose Parla and French artist J.R. on a street wall in Havana.

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A vegetable seller pushes his cart past a creation by Cuban-American artist Jose Parla and French artist J.R. on a building wall in Havana.

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A man puts up a creation of Cuban-American artist Jose Parla and French artist J.R. on a building in Havana for the upcoming 11th Havana Biennial contemporary art exhibition.

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Cuban-American artist Jose Parla and French artist J.R. (L) talk near their creation on a building wall in Havana, for the upcoming 11th Havana Biennial contemporary art exhibition.

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A man walks beside a creation by Cuban-American artist Jose Parla and French artist J.R. on a building wall in Havana, for the upcoming 11th Havana Biennial contemporary art exhibition.

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Cuban-American artist Jose Parla works on a creation on a building wall in Havana, for the upcoming 11th Havana Biennial contemporary art exhibition.

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People walk beside a creation by Cuban-American artist Jose Parla and French artist J.R. on a street wall in Havana, which is part of the upcoming 11th Havana Biennial contemporary art exhibition.

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Cuban-American artist Jose Parla works on a creation on a building wall in Havana for the upcoming 11th Havana Biennial contemporary art exhibition.

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People walk past a creation by Cuban-American artist Jose Parla and French artist J.R. on a street wall in Havana for the upcoming 11th Havana Biennial contemporary art exhibition.

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