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Egyptian Graffiti Artists Exhibit Around the World

Mural by Ammar Abo Bakr for White Wall Beirut. Photo courtesy of White Wall.

The past two years have given good exposure to the Egyptian street art scene. With increasing international media focus on graffiti artists – I’ve lost count of the number of print articles, news shorts and documentaries made – comes increasing interest on the part of foreign delegations looking to support and endorse the Egyptian art scene, as well as books and films that will hopefully strengthen the graffiti scene’s legitimacy in Egypt.

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Artfascination: Alexandrian Artist Yazaan El Zo’bi

La Zine Aquamarine, photos courtesy of http://yazeanne.blogspot.com/

Watching an artist sketch or witnessing the process of his creativity is as fascinating as watching ballet dancers in rehearsals – you get to see the real people, the real bones without the makeup and forced costumes, you observe the work in process while it’s still rough, before it’s refined and perfected into a product.

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