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Egyptian street art reflects turbulent social change
« on: May 23, 2013, 04:05:57 PM »
http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20130508-egypts-street-art-revolution

Amid the chaos of the 'Spring' as protesters forced the Mubarak government in Egypt out of power, popular culture responded with its own commemorations of the events. Spray paint tells the story of the other side of the revolution.

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Almost every square centimetre of the walls that flank the street has been covered with bright, cacophonous paint. These murals are some of the best examples of the inimitable street art movement that has flourished since the protests against Mubarak began.
My only weakness is, well, never mind

He said he had a horrible house
I looked in it and learnt to shut my mouth

Come back my dream into my arms, into my arms

London is drowning, and I live by the river

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Re: Egyptian street art reflects turbulent social change
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2013, 06:13:23 PM »
Ironic, you cannot access this BBC website from the UK. MARVELLOUS!