Posts Tagged: graffiti

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The Rise of Middle Eastern Street Art

While the Arab Spring of 2011 was by no means the beginnings of street art in the Middle East – UPDATE: as discussed in a recent openDemocracy talk – it did lead to an explosion of graffitis, murals and stencils across

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The Rise of Middle Eastern Street Art

While the Arab Spring of 2011 was by no means the beginnings of street art in the Middle East – UPDATE: as discussed in a recent openDemocracy talk – it did lead to an explosion of graffitis, murals and stencils across

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Guest post: Louisa Loveluck – The Battle for Egypt’s Walls

Egypt’s art scene has been transformed since the January revolution. After decades of censorship and state-sponsored cultural production, artists now scrambling to make sense of a new creative landscape in which little appears isolated from its broader political context. Inevitably, the events of

Mohammed Mahmoud Street

Guest post: Louisa Loveluck – The Battle for Egypt’s Walls

Egypt’s art scene has been transformed since the January revolution. After decades of censorship and state-sponsored cultural production, artists now scrambling to make sense of a new creative landscape in which little appears isolated from its broader political context. Inevitably, the events of

Huda Lutfi, 'Democracy-is-Coming!'

VIDEO: Professor Charles Tripp – ‘Culture, Creativity and Non-Violence in the Arab Spring’ talk @ University of East London, 1 May 2012

This Tuesday, Professor Charles Tripp, a specialist in Middle Eastern politics at SOAS, gave his talk ‘Culture, Creativity and Non-Violence in the Arab Spring’ at the University of East London, an event organised by openDemocracy.  Middle East LDN were on hand

Huda Lutfi, 'Democracy-is-Coming!'

VIDEO: Professor Charles Tripp – ‘Culture, Creativity and Non-Violence in the Arab Spring’ talk @ University of East London, 1 May 2012

This Tuesday, Professor Charles Tripp, a specialist in Middle Eastern politics at SOAS, gave his talk ‘Culture, Creativity and Non-Violence in the Arab Spring’ at the University of East London, an event organised by openDemocracy.  Middle East LDN were on hand