Thursday, March 28th, 2013
Mickey Mouse is pulling apart a bomb: inside is the torso of George W. Bush, and they’re both looking perfectly happy about the whole thing. Soraya Morayef is taking a photo of the wall where these figures are painted, on a busy street in downtown Cairo, when a man walks up to her and asks
Friday, May 4th, 2012
Benguela-based human rights group, OMUNGA, attracted international attention last year when it sponsored an international festival of urban art and culture. Organized by a group of Angolan artists and social activists, “Okupapala” was launched as an effort...
Thursday, March 29th, 2012
South African photographer Scott Williams is the second guest in our new weekly series. He has, he says, masqueraded as a freelance photographer during his lunchtimes and after-hours for some eight years. “I love to document the...
Monday, August 9th, 2010
Friday, April 23rd, 2010
I spotted this crude graffiti on a wall of a part-construction site on 12th Street in Manhattan, between 5th Avenue and University Place, a few blocks away from my office. I don’t get it.