Seen in Baños
Art / Ecuador

Seen in Baños

Baños in Ecuador is small, really small. And while this Andean village is mostly known for its waterfalls, rivers, active volcano, rolling green mountains and hippies, the few streets also deliver sights of another kind. See also: Beco do Batman Seen in Corrientes Seen in Rosario Seen and heard and done in Buenos Aires Seen … Continue reading

Seen in Quito
Art / Ecuador

Seen in Quito

Quito has two parts: old and new. The old part is an artwork in its own right – old plazas and ancient churches are squeezed in between the narrow, steep, cobbled streets. In the new town, wide avenues lined with trees house coffee shops and restaurants. But always, the city is a canvas. The street art in … Continue reading

Seen in Cuenca
Art / Ecuador

Seen in Cuenca

Not since Santiago had a city’s street art captured the attention of my lens as much as Cuenca‘s did. Big, bold images often stretch up a couple of storeys or almost across entire blocks. And a city as pretty as this one would naturally have an excellent contemporary art gallery, too. The last few images … Continue reading

Seen in Santiago
Art / Chile

Seen in Santiago

Santiago is covered in graffiti and street art. Most of the shots in this post are from Barrio Yungay, which is the neighbourhood next to mine. The rest of the city is similarly painted, though some efforts are more sophisticated than others – there is also a whole lot of needless vandalism that hardly qualifies … Continue reading

Seen in Ushuaia
Argentina / Art

Seen in Ushuaia

I’m getting good feedback on the “Seen in” posts, so here’s a surprisingly large amount of public and street art as seen in Ushuaia. I had been driving Nikki nuts with my outbursts of “street art!” as we walked around the town. Then when we went to Mendoza  together a few months later, she went totally … Continue reading