ARGENTINA: Streetart Buenos Aires – Tribute to footbal legend Diego Armando Maradona

Diego Armando Maradona Franco was an Argentine football player and coach. He is one of the “legends of world football” and is considered one of the best football players in history. Already as a younger player he was called “El Pibe de Oro” – “The golden Boy”. In his career Maradona took part in four World Cup tournaments in 1982, 1986, 1990 and 1994. Altogether the footballist scored 34 goals in 91 international matches. Maradona died on November 25th 2020 in Dique Luján in Argentina. This page is dedicated to the great athlete and shows numerous artworks that have been created as tributes and homages to honorable Maradona across the city of Buenos Aires.

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CHILE: Streetart Angol – Ruta 180 – Acceso a Shell – Old Gas Station Urbex

Another Urbex adventure from Chile. You can find the access to this abandoned Shell gas station, where the city of Angol ends as seen in today’s map at Ruta 180. It’s kind of a nice trip to #angolstreetart – most likely, in the future this will be part of the city of Angol. For now, it is just an abandoned gas station, but with lots of interesting graffiti with strong Angoline influence. Among the participants, you can distinguish the artists ZEN, DYRE and PABLO ANTAY from the TONS CREW.

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ARGENTINA: Streetart Buenos Aires – Tribute to Gustavo Cerati at Avenida Francisco Beiró by Marco Heis

The highway construction in low level, “El Paso Bajo”, carried out on Francisco Beiró Avenue and the Urquiza railroad tracks in Buenos Aires, has four traffic lanes, two by hand, and a pedestrian crossing. This traffic complex was baptized Gustavo Cerati and therefore painted by artist MARCO HEIS with wonderful images of the famous singer. After a vote in which 177,594 residents participated, 68,438 chose to honor Gustavo Cerati, the late leader of Soda Stereo, while that 60,247 favored Carlitos Balá, and 48,909 did so for Julio Cortázar.

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BRAZIL: Passionate Urban Artist from São Paulo – Interview with awesome Daniel BaZco

Today we have another colorful, interesting and authentic interview for you with a fantastic artist from São Paulo in Brazil. We introduce you to the heartful painter and creative graffiti sprayer Daniel Bazco, to his art, his thinking and his mission to bring more life and positive energy into the cities and the minds of the people. Daniel Bazco’s motifs are mostly about flora and fauna, but he also likes to paint portraits and characters. In doing so, he often chooses special people whom he would like to remember, but also people who deserve criticism. What all of his works have in common, however, is that they shine with strong color intensity.

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PARAGUAY: Itaipú Hydroelectric Power Plant – Imposing major project of technical creation

Itaipú is the name of a hydroelectric power plant and the associated Itaipú dam and the Itaipú reservoir on Paraná on the border between Paraguay and Brazil. Until the completion of the Three Gorges Dam in the People’s Republic of China in 2006, Itaipu was the world’s largest power plant in terms of output. Due to the high capacity utilization of turbines, Itaipu remains mostly in first place in terms of annual energy production even after 2006.

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CHILE: Streetart Angol – Abandoned Supermarket Urbex at José Luis Osorio

At the location of José Luis Osorio Street 10 in Angol is an abandoned and half-ruined building that used to be a supermarket many years ago. The former shopping place is totally run down and partly overgrown by nature, but it is as well a little streetart paradise and peppered with small to large interesting works of art. Photographer Salvador Seda has visited this area several times and created various galleries and interesting story writings with information to the artists of the tags, bombings and graffiti at this spot. Once he even met sprayer SNIP in action. Also included are works by DYRE, ROYER, AMAGO, PABLO ANTAY, RIE, ZEN, the ESKRITORES CREW and the TONS CREW.

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ARGENTINA: Streetart Buenos Aires – Paso Nazca Homage to Gilda, Guinzburg, Calabró and Mores

A huge fantastic mural in homage to Gilda, Guinzburg, Calabró and Mores at the Paso Bajo Level of Avenida Nazca displays images on its walls to remember these four illustrious neighbors of Commune 11. The enormous artwork was created in 2018. Gilda, Jorge Guinzburg, Juan Carlos Calabró and Mariano Mores lived in Commune 11. They were popular icons that stood out in different disciplines and the city of Buenos Aires wanted to pay tribute to them with this mural painted on the walls of one of the most important works from the neighborhood: the Paso Bajo Nivel on Nazca Avenue and the San Martín railroad tracks.

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ARGENTINA: Photographer Analía Pertusi – Perts Jam – Streetart Map Buenos Aires

The photographer and streetart hunter Analía Pertusi not only lives in the city of good air called Buenos Aires, but also photographs and documents this fantastic good air atmosphere in a very creative and loving way. A few years ago she started her Instagram channel under the pseudonym Perts Jam, where you can regularly receive interesting streetart and graffiti content. Analía has a good eye for beauty, but at the same time she is a superb documenter and sees the overall picture. For the Vagabundler Project she works on the Streetart Map Buenos Aires and also contributes galleries and articles from places all over Argentina.

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CHILE: Angol Urbex Adventure – The mysterious old Ilabaca Hospital

The photographer Salvador Seda has been working on the Angol Streetart Map in Chile since quite a while and fills it with interesting stories and great photographs. His focus is often on the history of the urban art and the spot. In that case obviously it makes sense to explore abandoned places and Salvador is a big fan of Urbex. During an adventurous tour of discovery, the streetart hunter visited the Ilabaca Hospital, which had been out of order for decades. The dilapidated buildings and half-collapsed rooms have something eerie but at the same time also something attractive, which arouses curiosity. In such places you can usually find interesting graffiti art as well.

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COLOMBIA: Zipaquirá – Magical Underground Catedral de Sal

The Catedral de Sal in Zipaquirá is a very special Catholic church located deep in the underground in the salt mine of Zipaquirá, located in the province of Cundinamarca in Colombia. It has no official status as a cathedral and is not subject to any bishop, but attracts thousands of visitors and pilgrims every week. The whole complex is part of the theme park Parque de la Sal and there are numerous religious artefacts and imposing artworks presented below the surface. The additional great light effects and lamp installations make a visit just unforgettable.

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