"But a do-it-yourself, street-level arts culture is flourishing. Some of London's hipper, scruffier quarters have become so art-encrusted that they are now tourist attractions in themselves, with a burgeoning street-art economy."
This is something I have enjoyed doing with the Jafagirls. As this artist says in the above article "It's very, very accessible,...."
More and more it seems artists are taking their art outdoors, not just for free art fridays or murals/graffiti but installing 3 d works. For example the art collective, luzinterruptus, which has a playful way of confronting social and environmental issues.
This installation is highlighting the Spain's water problem and neglected water fountains.