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Graffiti Blossoms in Cuzco

An Andean Man Playing a Sampoña. Totorapachca, San Blas, Cuzco.

Graffiti is an fascinating art which is growing in the city of the incas little by little with the inspiration of the Cusqueños, the people of Cuzco

Painting and drawing in the walls is getting more attention in Cuzco. Young teenagers specially from 15 to 20 years old. who want to show their life style and express their opinion create graffiti. This city shows different graffiti styles according to specific activities. They could be drawings, paintings, and tags of sports fans. At the same time other aspects of urban culture appear in the Imperial city, such as hip hop and break dance as well as others.

Graffiti is a new modern trend in this ancient city, It shows in its painting the reality of people’s lives. They express social and political messages to raise awareness and also get local people to realize what they are living now and to not forget their culture

Recently I walked around the street looking for new graffitis and I saw some fascinating painting in the walls. I hope they will be a pleasure when shared with you.

A New Tag in Alameda Pachacuteq, Cuzco
A New Tag in Alameda Pachacuteq, Cuzco.
A Scared Man in a Dirty World, Alameda Pachacuteq, Cuzco.
A Scared Man in a Dirty World, Alameda Pachacuteq, Cuzco.
An Andean Man Playing a Sampoña. Totorapachca, San Blas, Cuzco.
An Andean Man Playing a Sampoña. Totorapachca, San Blas, Cuzco.
A Papacho Playing the Magical Pututu, Balconcillo, Cuzco.
A Papacho Playing the Magical Pututu, Balconcillo, Cuzco.

 

 

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