Street Art Valparaiso, Chile Is it graffiti, or is it street art? In Valparaiso, Chile it’s hard to find a street without any beautiful, creative murals. When wandering around in this Chilean harbour city I was curious what the streets would treat my eyes with every time I took a turn. Yes, I agree […]
During this trip my passion for photography, art and design has translated itself in a side project to take pictures of street art along the road. Although my main focus is on murals and the like, I also consider art objects displayed in public places to be covered by the term ‘street art’. I feel […]
One of the things that makes my heart beat faster, makes me more excited about a place as soon as I read or hear about it, is definitely street art (see my Valparaiso post). Something I might easily travel some extra miles for, as it is with photography exhibitions, modern art and […]
Wandering through Rio de Janeiro’s neighbourhoods of Santa Teresa and Lapa we also visited the never-ending artwork of the Chilean born artist Jorge Selarón; steps made of a continuously changing set of tiles. Initiated in 1990 as a side activity next to his painting, Selarón started to renovate the steps next to his house, using […]
Our visit to Rio de Janeiro coincided with the Rio + 20 summit (the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development), skyrocketing the prices of hotel rooms and bringing some interesting exhibitions around the theme sustainability into town. The Eco Green fish made out of numerous plastic bottles at Botafogo’s beach was one of them. Pictures […]
Yarn bomb at one of the entrances towards the museum district of Valdivia. In this type of street art colorful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn or fibre are being used instead of paint or chalk. It is slowly seen more and more around the world at unexpected places.