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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

Image courtesy of Nazir Tanbouli

Monsters, fish and many-eyed men: Meet the new residents of an East London estate

The estate on Laburnum Street is an unlikely canvas. Windows are bricked up or smashed. Long-abandoned bicycles lie tangled in the balconies like dead insects. Then I see the monsters. Yellow and grotesque, they gnash against a black sky. It’s

Image courtesy of Nazir Tanbouli

Monsters, fish and many-eyed men: Meet the new residents of an East London estate

The estate on Laburnum Street is an unlikely canvas. Windows are bricked up or smashed. Long-abandoned bicycles lie tangled in the balconies like dead insects. Then I see the monsters. Yellow and grotesque, they gnash against a black sky. It’s