What started as graffiti on the subwaypillars, inthenorth area of the city,becomes now theOpen Air MuseumofUrban Art.
The pioneering projectcoversthe section between metro stationsSantana,Carandiru andTietê-Portuguesawith 68urbanmurals painted byartistsof different generations."We are trying toinvite someof the leading namesof graffitithat have historically beenlinked tothat place, but alsothe youngerto givethemtheopportunityto paint withthe most experienced," saysBinho Ribeiro, the museum curator.
Theinitiative - whichcame after agroup ofgraffiti artistswas arrestedby coloringthe pillars without authorization -now hasthe support of agencieslinked to the Municipality and to the State Government,besides the Metro and the Choque CulturalGallery(whichwill lead an educational programmeabout urban artin the public schools of the region).
Service What: Museu Aberto de Arte Urbana Where:metro stationsSantana,Carandiru andTietê-Portuguesa When: Whenever you want Price: For free