South Africa comes to Utah in the form of a mural

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – A little bit of South Africa is coming to Utah in the form of a mural in downtown Salt Lake City.

The artist has been commissioned by the Utah Jazz to transform a blank wall into a dynamic work of basketball art.

Karabo Poppy Moletsane is from Johannesburg, South Africa and her canvas is the west wall of this restaurant on Broadway.

“So I’m creating this piece to celebrate the Utah Jazz team as well Utah the area but also looking at the energy I try to create that I get from Johannesburg, South Africa and try and merge the two narratives together.” Moletsane

The mural is located at 173 West Broadway, the mural is expected to be finished by the end of the month.

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