Private Tour: Medellin Graffiti Experience

Private Tour: Medellin Graffiti Experience
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$44
Duration: 4 hours
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The City of Medellin offers a great variety of urban arts due to the city’s transformation in the last 20 years. Especially graffiti has not only strong artistic and cultural elements, it is a way of political expression.

Hip Hop and graffiti culture have become a motor for social innovation in Medellín. The City of Medelliín offers a great variety of urban arts due to the city’s transformation in the last 20 years. Nowadays, the city is so full of countless artistic expressions of street art that the local authorities declared urban art a cultural landmark of Medellín. Especially graffiti has not only strong artistic and cultural elements, furthermore it is a way of political expression.

Visiting the graffiti’s of the Comuna 13 guided by the local artists themselves, this tour gives you an insight on history and daily life in this area and the importance of street art for social communication.

  • Get to know the urban artists of the Comuna 13 of Medellin
  • Understand the artistic, cultural and political context of graffiti in Medellín
  • Learn about the different graffiti styles and interact with the local artists
  • Participating is an active support of art projects in one the poorest neighborhoods

The City of Medellin offers a great variety of urban arts due to the city’s transformation in the last 20 years. Especially graffiti has not only strong artistic and cultural elements, it is a way of political expression.