Touched by a Mural: Somatic Aspects of Urban Participation

  • Jakub Petri Department of Aesthetics, Faculty of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland


The article covers the issue of somatic aspects of street art. The author discusses murals as a source of multi-sensual experience for citizens and also a medium of urban participation. Street art is being presented there as a sphere of dialogue between objectified and social sphere of urban life and private, embodied experience of citizens.