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Feminist Street Art in the Egyptian Uprising

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Women artists in Egypt depict images of women and revolution including violence against women

“You can’t break me.” This piece, by an unknown artist, portrays Egyptian activist Samira Ibrahim. She was among the women arrested at a sit-in protest in Tahrir Square in 2011.

“You can’t break me.” This piece, by an unknown artist, portrays Egyptian activist Samira Ibrahim. She was among the women arrested at a sit-in protest in Tahrir Square in

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Feminist Street Art of Cairo child-of-the-univerrse: “ “Women’s uprising in the Arab world.” “A girl is just like a boy.” Nefertiti (wife of Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten) wears a gas mask as a symbol of.

Feminist Street Art of Cairo Nefertiti (wife of Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten) wears a gas mask as a symbol of women’s involvement in the revolution, stenciled by El Zeft.

Nefertiti with a tear gas mask, stencil by Zeft. Photo courtesy of Zeft. More photos of graffiti about/by women in Egypt in the link.

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Don’t touch, or castration awaits you. By Hend Kheera

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“Don’t touch or castration awaits you,” by Hend Kheera, the first Egyptian street artist to be featured in Rolling Stone magazine. She is known for her straightforward, honest, no bullshit approach to her work.

Pictured below is a haunting memorial for Iman Salama,. She was shot and murdered after confronting a man for groping her on the street. The artist, Nazeer, in an interview said that he hoped to bring awareness and justice to this incident, as it received little press-coverage.

Feminist Street Art in the Egyptian Uprising

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