“More than ever, the walls began to tell the disarray,
the revolt and the hopes of a traumatized city … “
“The walls speak: tags, graffiti, murals, stencils and posters have redesigned the cityscape, making the city one of the capital cities of street art (like Brookling in New York). The phenomenon has taken on an unprecedented scale since the 2008 crisis. More than ever, the walls have begun to relate the disarray, revolt and hopes of a city traumatized by an enduring economic and social crisis. Political by nature, urban art obviously existed before the crisis. “
Athens, Graffiti City.
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