We’ve visited Rio, Sao Paolo, Buenos Aires, Mendoza and Santiago in the past couple of weeks. In Sao Paolo, we even went on a street art tour because we had heard such amazing things about the street art. All the cities above were full of colour and had great murals but they were confined to certain areas.
In Valparaiso, it’s EVERYWHERE. It even adds to the value of your house here. It’s also supported by the city and they offer a grants system, where if you find a piece of space that belongs to the city you can apply with your idea, the meaning behind the mural and the budget for approval. In other cases, you either go knock on your neighbours door to ask or, you paint and run! Some of my faves: