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July 09, 2013

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Photo: A poster of Nefertitti wearing a gas mask
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Courtesy Ahmed Hayman

Nefertiti In A Gas Mask: Street Art In Egypt

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Egypt’s walls are filled with stenciled images and art. The graffiti there is haunting and powerful. So much so that Egyptian journalist Soraya Morayef has been photographing the walls and charting the role of graffiti in the political discourse. Morayef has a blog called “Suzee in the City.” Her blog documents her exploration of the graffiti in Cairo - both the art and the artists.

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"The Whale Song" by Modest Mouse; "Wonder" by Hauschka

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