Tag: graffiti

The art of French resistance

On murals and makeshift memorials, the French are responding to November’s deadly…

Deutsche Welle Deutsche Welle

War of revolutionary artists: Swedish journalist accused of using fund to remove satirical art

Male graffitist accuses Swedish-funded project of painting over revolution to save dignity,…

Emir Nader Emir Nader

Graffiti exhibition tries to break sex taboos in Egypt

By relating to sex, the exhibition aims to raise awareness, encourage people…

Nada Deyaa’ Nada Deyaa’

Swiss Embassy launches permanent graffiti exhibition on its walls

Exhibition features paintings about identity from various perspectives

Marwa Morgan Marwa Morgan

‘Djerbahood’ paints a new face on an old historic village

150 artists of 30 nationalities “leave their mark” on building walls of…

Marwa Morgan Marwa Morgan

‘The image is always stronger than the word’: Ganzeer

“The inspiration behind my own projects comes from a desire to comment…

Marwa Morgan Marwa Morgan

Street art goes highbrow

New downtown Cairo art space, Heytan, seeks to celebrate and propagate street…

Daily News Egypt Daily News Egypt

Graffiti club: Painting the town red

Graffiti might just become the new night spot to visit in Cairo

Mostafa Salem Mostafa Salem

Rights group condemns proposed graffiti law

The new law could see offenders facing four years in jail and…

Joel Gulhane Joel Gulhane

In Pictures: Walls of Freedom documents Egyptian street art

Walls of Freedom, an upcoming book co-edited by Basma Hamdy and Don…

Thoraia Abou Bakr Thoraia Abou Bakr