CHILE: Urban Art Angol – DYRE’s Graffiti Workshop at John Kennedy – Taller de Graffiti

This large mural wall with lots of graffiti is the result of a workshop for youth and children that DYRE devised a year ago in the Chilenean city of Angol. The great local artist managed and obtained sponsorship and materials for the students of the workshop, in addition to also directing the theoretical and practical classes for five days. Check out the photos from the wall and the previous artworks.

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ARGENTINA: Urban Sights Victoria – Architecture & Monuments – Entre Rios Province

How would the ideal city be like? It should have history and tradition. It must have full nature and architecture. You must arrive across a majestic bridge and it should have a Las Vegas style Casino. That is how Victoria looks like. Victoria is an Argentinean city, on the east coast, one of the most important one of all Entre Ríos province. It has limited by a streams network that flows to the Paraná River. Victoria is also known as the “City of Seven Hills”, the whole city is settled on one of them.

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ARGENTINA: Streetart Rosario – Santa Fe Urban Art Gallery – Gran Buenos Aires Province

With almost a million inhabitants, Rosario is the third largest city in Argentina after Buenos Aires and Córdoba and an important industrial center. The metropolis has earned its reputation as a cultural center above all in music. Along with Buenos Aires and Montevideo, the city is one of the cradles of tango, which developed in the late 19th century in the milieu of immigrants. The Rosario International Poetry Festival was founded in 1993 and Rosario is also the city with the highest density of theaters in the country. Of course there is also wonderful street art in the urban space!

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VENEZUELA: Maracaibo and its Lago – Vibrant city, exciting history and largest lake in South America

Maracaibo is a port city on the Lago de Maracaibo in the northwest of Venezuela. It is the capital of the state of Zulia, with more than two million inhabitants after Caracas, the second largest metropolitan area in the country and is one of the largest cities in the Caribbean. Besides the interesting lively city the nature around is also astonishing. Lake Maracaibo is the largest lake in South America and one of the oldest lakes in the world at over 30 million years old.

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ARGENTINA: Streetart Map Chascomús – Urban Art Archive and Graffiti Tracker

Chascomús is a city in eastern Argentina on Lake Chascomús in the interior of the province of Buenos Aires. The city dates back to the famous Fortín de San Juan Bautista fortifications from 1779. Photographer Analá Pertusi aka Perts Jam had visited Chascomús several times and documented extensively the fascinating urban art. Nearly 700 great photos came together at 150 spots, enough to make an individual map which is dedicated to Chascomús. Dive into the creative world and when you are around, go exploring yourself!

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PARAGUAY: Streetart Asunción – Sajonia – One of the most traditional neighbourhoods

Sajonia is a neighborhood of Asunción, one of the most traditional in the capital of Paraguay. In the area you can see sumptuous residences from the late 1800s and early 1900s, when it housed many of Asunción’s wealthiest families. Of course there are as well numerous great urban artworks in the streets and especially around the harbour buildings. Sajonia limits with the Paraguay River, and with the Tacumbú and Carlos A. López neighborhoods.

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VENEZUELA: Mérida – Historic architecture and street life in Santiago de los Caballeros de Mérida

Mérida or with its Spanish full name “Santiago de los Caballeros de Mérida”, is the capital and commercial center of the state of Mérida with 317,410 inhabitants counted in 2013. The city is as well the tourist and university center of the Venezuelan West and located in the begining of the higher levels of the Andes. There are heaps of canyons, little creeks and the mountain landscape offers numerous outdoor activities of all kind.

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ITALY: Turin Exhibition – Porta Nuova – THE WORLD OF BANKSY – 25.02. till 29.05.2022

After its major success at the Milan Central Station, the awesome exhibition “The World of Banksy – The Immersive Experience” went to Turin’s Porta Nuova and can be visited till 29th of May 2022. The exhibition highlights influential pieces from Banksy and can be perceived as the framework of his career. Art lover and photographer Luigi Savoia visited this fantastic place and documented the critical creative artworks, as well the shown short clips and the documentary movie “The Untold Truth Of Banksy” by Grunge magazine.

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CHILE: Beautiful Araucanían Flora and Fauna – The Nahuelbuta National Park

Nahuelbuta is a word from Mapudungun that means Great Puma. Mapudungun is the language of the Mapuches, the inhabitants who lived in this region before the arrival of the Spanish in mid-16th century. The park that is only 37 km from the city of Angol, was created in 1939, and comprises a section of the Nahuelbuta Range, which in turn is part of Chile’s Coastal Mountain Range.

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