Bahrain: Social Media, Graffiti Art and Revolution

‘Social media’ conjures up thoughts of instant internet communication, global chatter over the web, computers, mobiles, tweets, posts etc. But there is a communication form that predates these modern tools – political street art. Street art can be dated back to ancient Egypt and throughout history it has been employed by those with a political point to make.

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  • http://about.me/plusaziz +Aziz

    Thanks for the video but this is a horrible post. It says NOTHING about Bahrain.

    • http://www.facebook.com/agent139 Jamie Lee

      Check out the full video – that’s where they talk more about Bahrain, though it is mentioned in the video excerpt here as well. (The title was taken from the title of the Al Jazeera feature, so blame them if you feel he urge.) 

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