New Working Paper on the art of Lebanon’s October revolution

On October 17th, 2019, a revolution started in Lebanon. As it took over the streets, so did art, covering buildings, walls, and dominating social media. In this Working Paper, Hanna Bergman presents and analyses some of these fascinating murals and other artwork, available at a number of instagram accounts. She argues that the art of the October revolution can be understood as a tool for unification and an organic part of a reconciliation process: 

The Art of Reconciliation. Understanding art from the October revolution in Lebanon

If you want to experience more of this art, please visit the instagram accounts that collect and present this art!

@art_of_thawra

@thawra_artists

@wallsofthawra