Hip Hop and graffiti culture have become a motor for social innovation in Medelln. The City of Medellin offers a great variety of urban arts due to the citys 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 Medelln. Especially graffiti has not only strong artistic and cultural elements, furthermore it is a way of political expression.
Visiting the graffitis 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 Medelln
- 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