Bahia Shehab's 'NO': The aesthics of protest in Jan 25 Egypt (VIDEO)

Ahram Online, Wednesday 10 Oct 2012

Graffiti artist and art historian, Bahia Shehab, talks about spray-painting the word "No" across Cairo's walls in wake of the January 25 revolution to protest counter-revolutionary activities

In thisTEDtalk, artist Bahia Shehab reveals how she made graffiti her own. Graffitti has been widely used as a form of protest on Cairo's walls and streets since the outburst of the Egyptian revolution in January 25, 2011. She manipulated the Arabic script for "No" to protest violence and the stifling of the revolution.

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