Montreuil Street Art tour
Thus, we can introduce Montreuil by saying that it is a city with the past first agricultural then industrial, of this heritage it remains the architectural heritage conducive to the conversion into artists’ workshops. They are usually open in secret and after a period of illegality, their occupation is most often recognized by an agreement with the lessor or an agreement with the public services. Naturally, the city of Montreuil has developed considerably in recent years. Since the end of the ’80s, it has become a flagship site of the Parisian alternative rock scene.
Many artists have performed at the famous «Le Chinois» hall including Los Carayos, Les Garçons bouchers, Manu Chao, Parabellum, La Souris Déglinguée; etc., the city has acquired its reputation as a free commune allowing to express oneself. The purpose of this visit is to make you discover Montreuil in the light of these workshops, some of which are vestiges, others still active and to observe the interactions of the painters with their social and cultural environment