RTZ is one of the newer street artists emerging in Bogota. He has three quite prominent murals stationed in La Candelaria. 29SEP12. Bogota, Colombia. (Canon 550D, Canon Lens EF 28mm)
On Carrera 4. La Candelaria.
Some of his signature symbols are big alligators and frogs. In the Plaza off of Carrera 2.
This is in honor of an upcoming festival celebrating indigenous culture. Prior to last week, an APC Crew (the largest group of artists in Latin America, includes Stinkfish) mural had been up for several months. No one knows if RTZ was given permission to put this up, or if he’s too green to realize whose mural he covered up. 156 All Starz is a crew out of New York and RTZ must have allowed them to put their tag on it. La Candelaria.
The A.P.C. Crew, whose acronym can stand for almost anything beginning with “Animal,” is the largest crew in Colombia, boasting 40 artists. The crew includes men and women and it may actually be the biggest crew in all of Latin America. Its most famous member is Stinkfish. Pictured below are fragments of a beautiful wall they have claimed on Carrera 4 in La Candelaria. 29SEP12. Bogota, Colombia. (Canon 550D, Canon Lens EF 28mm)
Stinkfish has a unique style. He usually takes pictures of people he sees on the streets of Bogota and then stencils them.