Posts Tagged ‘Walls’

Walls Downtown Cairo

VIDEO: Egypt’s authorities remove downtown walls after two years

On Wednesday 5th February police and military personnel bring down the large security wall blocking Qasr El Aini street, a major thoroughfare into Tahrir Square. The wall was erected in late 2011 to prevent protesters from gaining access to the nearby interior ministry’s headquarters and the buildings housing Egypt’s upper house of parliament and cabinet […]

Ammar Abo Bakr paints graffiti on AUC Library wall on Mohamed Mahmoud Street

Army’s walls become venues for revolutionary art

As army’s separation walls come down, two young artists paint graffiti on the downtown street that until recently was considered the revolution’s frontline [Published in Ahram Online] Graffiti, or street art, isn’t something most people see being made, but rather something they simply pass by on their way from place to place. But seeing the […]