The Street Art of Montevideo

Sincere is the word that comes to mind when I try to summarize the amazingly original, unpretentious, yet unapologetic street art of Montevideo. I haven’t stumbled across a city with a panorama like this one, at times rooted in the afro-uruguay candombe musical culture, at times comical, at others times political, then purely poetic. The small and pleasant city made it a joy to wander around and discover its walls:

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A native of Chicago, Ricky Toledano has lived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for over twenty years as a writer, translator and teacher. [a]multipicity is multi-lingual collection of reflections through the humanities.

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