A while ago, in one of our articles, we featured Kasia Klon, a Polish artist who lives in Paris. We mentioned that she is a very talented person with a wide spectrum of interests and passions. One of them is Street Art, which Kasia has decided to turn into a source of income by creating her own company that organizes guided tours in the most popular places in Paris. As we have seen by ourselves when we visited Belleville with Kasia, her services are very appreciated by tourists coming to France from all over the world!
But let’s start at the beginning. Her passion for Street Art began while she was still studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź. At the time she was specialized in painting and graphic design and she admired the way in which this grey Polish city was slowly transforming itself into the European capital of murals. During the famous Polish festival Urban Forms, she met artists from all over the world, discovered their works and stories and learned about various techniques, because Street Art is not limited to graffiti or tagging on the walls! She quickly realized that this subject arouses interest, sometimes shocks and that after all, it is worth talking about it and sharing her knowledge with others.
Shortly after finishing her studies, her passion for travel, her desire to try something new, but also… love, encouraged her to move to Paris. Her début in the capital was quite difficult, mainly because she had little French language skills and therefore had trouble finding a good and interesting job. Young, ambitious and creative, she decided to combine her passion with business and create the Street Art Tour Paris. As she admits herself, this rather spontaneous decision, which was supposed to be a temporary solution, turned out to be a real success! Also, a positive feedback from her clients on Trip Advisor, Google Business or Facebook keeps her motivated to go even further.
Street Art Tour Paris offers public and private tours in the most artistic districts of Paris. During weekly public tours, you can see:
XXL Murals, the largest Parisian mural paintings located in the 13th district of Paris, including works by artists such as Obey, INTI and Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada.
Montmartre, the most famous Parisian hill, has been a magnet for artists for centuries. In this area, Street art is inspired by the greatest art legends such as Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Vincent van Gogh, Picasso, Matisse.
Belleville is a district that has been known as the capital of Parisian Street Art since the 1980s. It is one of the favourite places of many French artists, such as Nemo, Jérôme Mesnager or Philippe Herard.
Vitry Sur Seine, a small suburban town in the Paris area, is the destination of many world-famous artists.
During a two-hour tour, Kasia, with her charm and enthusiasm, shares her knowledge of Street Art and easily arouses the interest even of the biggest newbies. Street Art Tour Paris offers a completely different and original perspective on the city of light. We have done it and we guarantee that after such a guided tour, your perception of Paris and its art will never be the same again!
It is worth mentioning that Street Art Tour Paris is the proud winner of numerous nominations and awards in the category Tourism in Paris and Tour Guide in Paris. This year again, you can vote for Kasia and Street Art Tour Paris in the campaign Best of Paris organized by Expatriate Magazine for the best tour in Paris, to vote, click here!
In a nutshell, whether you live in Paris for good or are here on holidays, let Kasia take you for a walk on the streets of Paris, we guarantee that her positive energy and vast skills will charm you! If you want to know more, visit the Street Art Tour Paris website.