Post-revolutionary Graffiti in Cairo

A son of the people by Ammar Abu Bakr

A son of the people. by Ammar Abu Bakr

After the Revolution, Egypt has experience a spike in political graffiti. Despite the previous attempts to clean the walls from this form of street art, the majority of houses in downtown Cairo are covered with graffiti. Have a look at this creative form of political expression. Artists touch upon the most sensitive topics in the society in their attempt to combat the system.

There is a ladder to heaven on Mohammed Mahmoud St, Cairo by artist Alaa Awad

There is a ladder to heaven on Mohammed Mahmoud St, Cairo…By artist Alaa Awad

One of the few graffiti pieces showing female strength & power by El Teneen.

One of the few graffiti pieces showing female strength & power by El Teneen.

"Peace Machine" by Zeft.

“Peace Machine” by Zeft.

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