Celebrities Just Sang Mohamed Mounir’s ‘3ali Sotak’ in Sign Language and It’s Beautiful

Celebrities Just Sang Mohamed Mounir’s ‘3ali Sotak’ in Sign Language and It’s Beautiful

  For the past few years, Egypt’s media has been flooding with campaigns to spread awareness about many chronic social and health conditions as breast cancer, autism, drug addiction, street children and many others. Today is just another lucky day when a new campaign is launched with a heartwarming message that sheds light on an issue that might […]

Seven Jordanian Street Artists Join Forces and Take on Downtown, Amman

Seven Jordanian Street Artists Join Forces and Take on Downtown, Amman

  A group of seven street artists pulled up their sleeves and pimped up the Al-Kalha Stairway in the downtown of the Jordanian capital, Amman. Omar Shahin, Yazan Hija, Miramar Moh’d, Alaa Asfour, Ghazal Hassan, Zainab K. Alqadi and Abood Amjad did not sleep; they worked for 48 hours.     Shahin boasted about their work in a Facebook […]

Credit to the Artist: Aya Tarek, Beauty Queen of Azarita

Credit to the Artist: Aya Tarek, Beauty Queen of Azarita

This month we're introducing Egyptian graffiti/street artists who left, and still are leaving, heavy footsteps in the contemporary art culture in Cairo.

  Hanging out often at her grandfather’s atelier as a child, Aya Tarek caught the talent and began to delve into the universe of art in search of her true belonging. Tarek’s grandfather was a graphic designer who used to design movie posters and banners back in the days; “I had a very cool grandfather, my parents […]

Tunisian Artist eL Seed Paints Manshiyat Naser With Stunning Graffiti

Tunisian Artist eL Seed Paints Manshiyat Naser With Stunning Graffiti

One of Cairo’s under-developed neighborhoods, Manshiyat Naser (located on the borders of Nasr City and the base of Mokattam hills), has been turned into a work of art. The remarkable Tunisian street artist eL Seed, known for his “calligraffiti” style, took over the whole neighborhood, and the results are absolutely stunning. Here’s what eL Seed had […]

Mirinda Is Beautifying Cairo With Inspiring Street Art

Mirinda Is Beautifying Cairo With Inspiring Street Art

Mirinda has launched an inspiring new CSR initiative to beautify Cairo’s public walls and add punches of color and brightness to the city. Utilizing the talents of artists Farahzada El Shihy and Amr Allam, the Mirinda team are creating public works of art on the streets and walls of Mohandessin and are encouraging all of […]

‘Arabian Street Artists’ Bomb ‘Homeland’: Why We Hacked an Award-Winning Series

‘Arabian Street Artists’ Bomb ‘Homeland’: Why We Hacked an Award-Winning Series

By Heba Amin, Caram Kapp and Stone

  What’s wrong with Homeland’s political message? The very first season of Homeland explained to the American public that Al Qaida is actually an Iranian venture. According to the storyline, they are not only closely tied to Hezbollah, but Al Qaida even sought revenge against the U.S. on behalf of Iran. This dangerous phantasm has […]

7 Inspiring Middle Eastern Graffiti Artists Who Take Social Commentary to a New Level

7 Inspiring Middle Eastern Graffiti Artists Who Take Social Commentary to a New Level

By Sana Panjwani

Could graffiti be the new hieroglyphics? Art comes in many different shapes and sizes, from minimalist paintings leaving room for heavy interpretation to colorful, rich brushwork portraying the inner turmoil of an artist. Art holds an important role in our society and there are a number of experts out there who have taken it upon […]

Paris’s ‘Locks of Love’ Replaced By Tunisian Artist’s Calligraphiti

Paris’s ‘Locks of Love’ Replaced By Tunisian Artist’s Calligraphiti

Anyone visiting Paris was bound to pass by the Pond des Arts bridge and leave a sign of eternal love by signing a padlock and hooking it on to the bridge’s fence. With hundreds of couples leaving a sentiment of their lives, last year police hurriedly ushered tourists off the Pont des Arts when a […]

Old Tunisian Village Transformed Into Outdoor Museum By 150 Artists

Old Tunisian Village Transformed Into Outdoor Museum By 150 Artists

150 Artists from 30 countries around the globe transformed a small city in Tunisia, Erriadh, into a walking, open-air Street Art museum. The project, named Djerbahood, was organized by founder of the French Galerie Itinerrance, Mehdi Ben Cheikh, with the aim to cultivate the culture and bring out it’s magnificence through art.  Check out the street art […]

Staircase Art around the Middle East

Staircase Art around the Middle East

Spreading happiness usually sounds a lot easier than it actually is. But When artists took to the streets and started painting staircases around the Middle East, everyone was happy! It might seem like a simple, pointless act, but every time you come across one of these spectacular staircases, you’ll find yourself smiling from how bright […]