Some of these photographs accompanied the article “How a hip-hop collective in the mountains of Colombia is mixing urban beats with farm eats” published at Fusion.
A young rapper freestyles in the open air patio of “La Casa Morada,” an activist meeting place in Medellín’s Comuna 13 neighborhood.
Young rappers take turns freestyling in the open air patio of “La Casa Morada,” an activist meeting place in Medellín’s Comuna 13 neighborhood.
Margoth Yepes, known as “La Abuela Rapera,” watches the rappers freestyling.
Margoth Yepes, known as “La Abuela Rapera,” sits in the common room of “La Casa Morada.”
The AgroArte hip hop collective performs at a concert commemorating the 14th anniversary of the infamous Operation Orion.
Murdered hip hop artist “El Duke” is memorialized with a mural in Comuna 13.
Luis Fernando Álvarez, who goes by the rapper name “A.K.A.,” works in a community garden his organization AgroArte has established in Comuna 13.
A plant installation and graffiti art in Comuna 13 honor loved ones disappeared during the country’s 50-year-long war.
“La Casa Morada,” a meeting space for activists from Comuna 13, including the agrarian hip hop collective known as AgroArte.
Produce is planted in one of AgroArte’s community gardens in Comuna 13.