Venturing into the northern edges of Paris I have been exploring the 19e and 20e arrondisements, which include the Belleville and Menilmontant areas. Long associated with working class and ethnically diverse populations, the two neighborhoods have been seeing a bit of renewal attracting restaurants, galleries and bookstores. Here is a selection of some of the graffiti and wheat paste street art I've photographed during the previous twelve months, not just in the northern perimeter of the city but in the subway and other neighborhoods where the artworks are left untouched by the Parisian cleaning crews!
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... and a spot off the rue du Charonne same bikes three different murals