Selina San José hosts urban art safari

October 12, 2018

On Saturday, Costa Rica en la Pared is leading participants through the streets of San José for an exploration of the city’s street art in its 5th and 6th Safari of Urban Art Tour. They will look for graffiti and civil art, as well as wall art.

Sponsored by Selina San José, participants will get the opportunity to receive an impression of the local culture and art scene.

Within three hours, participants will walk through the diverse neighborhoods of Carmen (Barrio Otoya, Amón, La California, and Escalante), followed by an art workshop with national artists.

They will also receive lunch of a vegetarian, vegan or meat option.

MUSH
Textured details have become a characteristic of MUSH's work. (Courtesy of Manfred Valverde)

Date: Saturday, October 13

Times: 9am – 12pm or 12pm – 3pm

Price: ₡16,000 colones

Starting point: Selina San José

Salvadoran street artist Dunkest (pictured in the background) paints graffiti as a means to ease his anxiety. (Courtesy of Dunkest)

Sign up now, as there are only 20 spaces per tour:

Whatsapp: +506 8706-6502

Email: costaricaenlapared@gmail.com

 

Penjoy mural graffiti during the Aliados Festival in San José, Costa Rica, on March 11, 2018.
People watch graffiti artists at work in San Pedro. Ezequiel Becerra / AFP

This story was written at Selina co-working spot.

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