Muslim Women and Graffiti: Taking Art, Politics and Gender to the Streets

Graffiti in Egypt targeting sexual attacks - Via Amnesty International

When I was a teenager, my dad and I used to enjoy looking at the graffiti painted all over Mexico City. While my dad was a critic of the graffiti that was just scribbles and swear words and obscene signs, we enjoyed those graffitos that were not only truly artistic but also political. Graffiti was, and continues to be, widely spread through Mexico as political and economic turmoil were the themes of the 90s and the early 2000’s. Graffiti, which remains illegal in most states in Mexico, is a … [Read more...]


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