Shafiur Rahman

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Street Artists Take on the Euro Crisis

The European Central Bank often attracts criticism for its handling of the euro-zone crisis: some economists want the central bank to be more supportive, acting like other central banks to spur growth and foster job creation in the currency bloc.<p>Managing the crisis is an art, as much as a …

singapolitics.sg

Street art explores refugees’ ‘voiceless journeys’

It has been four years since the Tamil rebels were crushed by the Sri Lankan armed forces. The Sri Lankan government, led by Mahinda Rajapaksa, still …

Human Rights

The Booming Business Of Beirut Street Art

<i>This is a guest post by Alexandra Talty, who recently moved to Beirut, Lebanon to study Arabic and pursue a career in freelance journalism. She has been recording her impressions in “Postcards From Beirut,” published on my blog. Other articles in this series include “Gen Y Quits Day Job, Moves To</i> …

Political Street Art Gets Mistaken for Banksy

We thought it time to update the viral venues that have supported the campaign thus far.<p>There have been big gains in petitions as well as a big push …

Dan Witz Creates Disturbing Street Art to Fight Political Imprisonment

<b>Street Artist Dan Witz Creates Effective Campaign with Amnesty International</b><p>"In many countries people are imprisoned simply because of their political views," begins the video just released by Dan Witz and Amnesty international.<p>So dangerous are those views that their outspoken owners are persecuted …

Amnesty International

Street Art in Indonesian Social and Political Life

Attempting to trace the history of street art in Indonesia beginning with sloganeering graffiti in the mid-1940s, Leonhard Bartolomeus uncovers an …

Political Protest and Street Art: Popular Tools for Democratization in Hispanic Countries (Contributions to the Study of Mass Media & Communications) Kindle Edition

This first cross-national book-length study of street art as political protest and communication focuses on art forms traditionally used by …

Photo essay: Political graffiti and street art in Caracas

CARACAS, Venezuela — Apropos of nothing, I wanted to collect some of the more interesting shots of political graffiti I’ve captured this week in …

Two Brothers Are Risking Everything To Paint This Street Art Deep In Iran

Risking their lives in the process, they wield their spray cans and multiple stencils to give the voice to the most vulnerable of their society - children, women, and the elderly.<p>Their art, influenced by street artists such as Banksy, has been recognized internationally in the recent months and a …

Streetwear