Anti Uribe Graffiti

Looking through my files and photographs from almost ten years of wanderings of life here in Colombia, I came across a number of pieces of Anti Uribe graffiti. Here are a few for you to enjoy. I have not been out exploring recently, but I am sure there are more pieces of graffiti in the Read more about Anti Uribe Graffiti[…]

The Bogotá Graffiti Auction

Followers of my ruminations here will be well aware of my keen appreciation of the Bogotá graffiti scene. In fact, one of the earliest interviews I recorded for the Colombia Calling podcast brought together two graffiti artists, Crisp and DJLu and resulted in a fascinating discussion about the street art world and its significance. So, Read more about The Bogotá Graffiti Auction[…]

A Preview of the Graffiti at Bogotá’s Universidad Pedagógica

There are times when one wonders if any students do indeed actually hit the books at Bogotá’s Universidad Pedagógica. As a national public university, the alumni of this prestigious institution receive classes from some of the best teachers around. But, were you to wander around – as I did this Sunday – the Universidad Pedagógica’s Read more about A Preview of the Graffiti at Bogotá’s Universidad Pedagógica[…]

Smoke Detectors and Panini Stickers: Dirty Gritty Pretty Bogota

Sometimes I wish I had an office job so that I could swing in a rotating chair, heave my feet up onto a window overlooking Bogotá, pick my teeth with a hunting knife and then say: “I love this dirty gritty pretty city.” Eight years and counting. Wobbles and “Colombia moments” notwithstanding, things are good Read more about Smoke Detectors and Panini Stickers: Dirty Gritty Pretty Bogota[…]

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