Venezuela: Street Art on the Internet

Street artists and musicians broaden their public when they come into contact with citizen media. In Venezuela, where music and theater are parts of daily life, traffic, and buses, a number of citizen journalists share their experiences when they meet with artists that bring color to urban life.

Similarly, these very artists prepare short videos and documentaries in which they show performances of various street musicians.

In this video, recorded by the artists themselves for the festival of street singers, you can see musicians that come together in various cities throughout the country:

Meanwhile, Cinetica13 shares a very popular street musician's performance in the city of Mérida.

Theater also has its place in the Venezuelan street art world.  On his YouTube account, Perucho Morales shares performances by the “Comediantes” group, also in Mérida.

Thumbnail “Melodies in the street. Mérida, Venezuela” by Flickr user David Hernández, used under Creative Commons License Generic Non-Commercial-Equal-Sharing Attribution 2.0  2.0 (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

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  • […] Venezuela: Street Art on the Internet, Laura Vidal, English translation by Marianna Breytman (español aquí): Artists and musicians broaden their audience when they come into contact with citizen media. Here we show some citizen videos of artists in the streets of Venezuela. – Los artistas y los músicos de la calle amplían su público cuando se topan con los medios ciudadanos. Aquí mostramos algunos videos ciudadanos de artistas en las calles de Venezuela. […]

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