Story Category: Walls tell a Story

As the political movement began to grow, so people discovered new tools to use to make their voices heard. City walls became a political canvas, with stencil art, posters, graffiti, bloody handprints producing a multi-layered wall hanging. Nightly, state services would come out and paint over much of the day’s work, only for new slogans to have appeared by morning.

Walls tell a Story

As the political movement began to grow, so people discovered new tools to use to make their voices heard. City walls became a political canvas, with stencil art, posters, graffiti and bloody handprints producing a multi-layered wall covering. ┬áNightly, during the curfew, state services would come out and paint over the day’s work, only for Read more…

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Buildings as Canvas

Buildings themselves became incorporated into the political struggle. Mosques sported revolutionary slogans and portraits of Khomeini.     University buildings were used to tell a longer and more complex history of political activity.

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