egypt’s continuing signs of a revolution

photo: Mosa’aberising/Flickr

After the protests in Tahrir Square, the Egyptian mlitary built walls around the Square and other parts of downtown Cairo that lead to government buildings. Using art as a different form of resistance, artists and citizens have been painting murals on all of the walls, the most stunning of which is above and virtually “dissappears” the wall alltogether. We liked the words of artist Mohamed Gad who made clear: “We’re not embellishing the walls…we’re simply stating that the streets are open.”Heartening!

Photos via Mosa’aberising at Flickr.

Via Boing Boing

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