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EGYPT: Women in Graffiti: A Tribute to the Women of Egypt

January 7, 2013

Pharaonic women in battle by Alaa Awad

Pharaonic women in battle by Alaa Awad

It’s a battle, being a woman in an Arab country, but perhaps the dire conditions makes us fighters. Since January 25, so many foreign reporters have waxed on about the awakening of Arab women in the Arab Spring; and how the revolutions liberated us/made us wake up and smell the coffee/made us throw off our headscarves and run happily through the meadows. Read the rest of this entry

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Amishka in Hejaz

11.22.12 Jeddah  Ali al-Ghazzawi

The Coincidence of Street Art

“I reject having ideas sold to me, rather than believing in them”

Sarah Mohanna Al-Abdali or Amishka, as she likes to call herself, was born in 1989 in Jeddah, (Saudi Arabia). She studied graphic design at Dar Al Hekma College and is currently studying her post-graduate in London at The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts. Read the rest of this entry

“أرفض أن يبيعني الناس أفكاراً، بدلاً من الإيمان بها”

11.22.12 Jeddah  Ali al-Ghazzawi

ولدت سارة مهنا العبدلي أو أميشكا، كما تحب أن تدعو نفسها، في عام 1989 في جدة (المملكة العربية السعودية). درست سارة التصميم الغرافيكي في كلية دار الحكمة، وهي الآن تكمل دراستها العليا في كلية الأمير تشارلز للفنون التقليدية في لندن. Read the rest of this entry

Palestinian artists strike Jerusalem’s streets again with message for “occupiers and our people”

Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Tue, 01/17/2012 – 05:55

“There’s no voice greater than the voice of the intifada” (Image courtesy of the artist) Read the rest of this entry

Taking back Palestine’s streets: exclusive interview with underground Jerusalem graffiti artist Maath Musleh

The Electronic Intifada

29 August 2012

“There’s no voice greater than the voice of the intifada” (Image courtesy of the artist) Read the rest of this entry