Graffiti and street art can be controversial, but can also be a medium for voices of social change, protest, or expressions of community desire. What, how, and where are examples of graffiti as a positive force in communities?
New York City, United States
Pauline Bullen, Harare, Zimbabwe
Paul Downtown, Adelaide, Australia
Emilio Fantin, Milan, Italy
Ganzeer, Los Angeles, United States
Germán Gómez Eslava, Bogotá, Colombia
Sidd Joag, New York City, United States
Patrick Lydon, San Jose, United States / Seoul, South Korea
Patrice Milillo, Los Angeles, United States
Laura Shillington, Managua, Nicaragua / Montreal, Canada
On March 3rd, 2018, the main pre-election rally for Vladimir Putin took place at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Tens of thousands of public sector workers were brought in from various regions of the country and were expected to listen...
New York City, United States / Lecce, Italy
I am the space of protest. (dedicated to those who take to the streets) This one is dedicated to protest. To those people who resist being jaded and all forms of nihilism, pessimism, discouragement, or comfort and instead, they take...
Shawn Van Sluys,
The destruction by fire of the National Museum in Brazil this week is a blow to the world’s cultural history. Buried near the end of a number of mainstream media articles about the massive loss of the museum’s collection (90%...