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+57 (4) 312 89 65 – Carrera 43D No. 13-09 – El Poblado Medellín – Colombia

Street Art in Medellín – Urban Art & Cultural Identity
Street Art in Medellín – Urban Art & Cultural Identity

Highlights

  • Get to know the urban artists of Medellín’s Comuna 13
  • Understand the graffiti’s artistic, cultural, and political context in Medellín
  • Learn about the different Street Art styles and interact with the local artists
  • Your involvement is an active support of art projects in one of the poorest parts of the city
Duration
4 hours
Location
Medellin
Starting Time
9:00 up to 14:00
Availability
Daily

FROM

$55

Abstract

Meet a local Hip Hop movement formed by several Graffiti-, Rap- and Breakdance artists and get exclusive background information on Street Art and Hip Hop in Medellín. Learn how music, art, and dancing changes lives in this area of Medellín. Travel to the famous electric escalators located at the Comuna 13 district – another landmark of the social transformation. On sight obtain insider information on the recent history of the Comuna 13 neighborhood. The area is full of countless street art expressions telling the turbulent story of the area and its local people and Medellín local authorities declared urban art a part of the local city culture. Graffiti is not only about strong artistic and cultural elements, it is a way of political expression. The local artists understand themselves as part of the Hip-Hop movement and underline that this lifestyle kept them out of trouble.

With your participation in this tour, you directly support Hip Hop classes in the upper parts of the Comuna 13 district. The artists themselves spread the word about Hip-Hop culture and teach young kids to express themselves using breakdance, rap, and graffiti. Will be personally guided by a local artist of this cultural movement of urban hip-hop culture based on rap, dance, and graffiti and get to know the importance of Street Art for social communication and cultural identity. 

Include

  • Travel insurance
  • Pick-up & Drop-off from your accommodation (in private or public transport)**
  • Private expert guide (English or Spanish)
  • Meeting of a local Hip Hop artist (rap, breakdance, or graffiti)
  • Bottle of water (350 ml)
  • Palenque Social Impact
  • Taxes

** The type of transport depends on the option you select at the time of the booking

 

Not Include

  • Services not mentioned in the program
  • Tips to driver/guide
  • Alcoholic beverages

 

Information for the client

Cancellation policies

  • Payment when booking
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Contact us by phone to cancel or ask about a cancellation. If you do not show up, you will be charged the full price
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