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When walls talk: Documenting Egypt's revolutionary graffiti

Just days after iconic graffiti on the walls of Cairo’s Mohamed Mahmoud Street was mysteriously erased by the authorities, hundreds gathered at Shorouk bookstore in downtown Cairo on Saturday to mark the launch of ‘Wall Talk,’ a book documenting Egyptian revolutionary street art. 703 more words


Drawing through the Walls: Artists Beautify Cairo's Barriers

Over the past several months the military council has erected massive stone barriers during street confrontations around the Interior Ministry near Tahrir Square. They have meant either to separate revolutionaries and police forces engaged in pitched battles, or, as a preventative measure to block the path to the ministry itself. 331 more words


Martyrs on the wall

Artists Ammar Abu Bakr, Hanaa El Deighem and fine arts professor, Alaa Awad are protesting the martyrs of the Egypt revolution including the 71 people that were killed in the… 70 more words

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