The Eiffel Tower in Buenos Aires? The Arc de Triomphe in Ituzaingó? The coliseum in Laferrere? These are some of the most popular photos of an Instagram page that is full of postcards from Greater Buenos Aires: thewalkingconurban.
A idea of four boys from Berazategui that since 2018 they have been perfecting a theme that was born as a joke and today has more than 270 thousand followers.
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The Conurbano that embraces the Federal Capital with 11 million inhabitants is a world of imprecise limits, with local laws and, as can be seen, with amateur artists who in more sophisticated environments would be considered under ground. But what would be unacceptable elsewhere, in the Conurbano licenses, irony, and self-confidence reign.
abound the sculptures. Even the water tanks have… artistic forms. Diego and his three friends have their phones ready to capture the moment of manners.
The Conurbano has imagination. Is the kingdom of rummage and to manage as one can. It is possible to meet superheroes on the streets buying beers or the Three Wise Men on dirt bikes.
The Instagram account title is inspired especially at the beginning of that series called The Walking Dead, where the apocalypse seems to have arrived on Earth and all that is seen is abandonment, rust, desolation and chaos.
The pastiche cultural It hit the networks hard and Berazategui’s friends accept collaborations, as long as they give the profile that is already defined, because beyond the commonplaces that stigmatize the Conurbano, they found other things to value.