Sent on an errand today by my good wife I found myself down in the Bogota Sign barrio. Here, signs of all shapes and sizes are made on the spot. My goal was to find a small stamp “pagado” for the Casa Amarilla bills, but as you can see my eye wandered and I found Read more about Bogota Sign Shop[…]
Complementing my first opinion piece in the City Paper, here is the second installment where I relate the importance of the contemporary graffiti/ urban art scene in Bogota in contributing to the sense of belonging for so long absent in the Colombian capital. As always, feedback and thoughts are much appreciated. Please read on.
Tomorrow I finish my Especializacion en Resolucion de Conflictos, a course pretty much the equivalent of an MA which has found me pouring over material about Colombia, inspiring me to continue writing, recording interviews and striving forward with projects here. But, that said, while I am excited for 2014 and what a new year brings Read more about Colombia: Thought-Provoking, Inspiring and Worrying[…]
Followers of this blog will be well aware of my liking for graffiti and given the opportunity I will snap away missing all the “important” tourist attractions when I go on a break. I am happy to report that the urban graffiti scene is alive and kicking in Popayan, Cauca, Colombia. One would expect Bogota Read more about Urban Graffiti Alive and Kicking in Popayan![…]