Equal Times: “The fleeting freedom of street art in Tehran”


Equal Times gives us a rare glimpse into the street art scene in Tehran, Iran where graffiti can be seen as political disobedience.  Street artists have had to flee Iran because of their work.

“Graffiti as a form of protest is an old phenomenon in this Middle Eastern country. Before the 1979 revolution – the 38th anniversary marked on 10 February – street walls in Iran were used as canvasses for slogans against Shah, the last monarch of Iran.”

Read more:  https://www.equaltimes.org/the-fleeting-freedom-of-street-art

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