Do you know about my fascination with graffiti art and politics? Reprinted from from Al Jazeera, painted walls in Lebanon.
Walls That Speak
The graffiti on the walls of Beirut offers an intriguing insight into both the city and the psyche of its people.
Al Jazeera World Last Modified: 03 Apr 2013 13:06
|The walls of Beirut talk volumes about the city and
its habitants. Many of the city's bullet-scarred walls are covered in
words, drawings, signs, slogans and graffiti art. They offer a glimpse
both of a vibrant and emerging art culture as well as the abiding dark
force of political sectarianism.|
whisper. Sometimes they shout. And sometimes they choose to speak more eloquently," says Tarek Chemali, a researcher. "Walls keep many memories and express opinions."