Thursday, February 26, 2009
Tag Israel's Wall
Spray your tag on West Bank wall -- online
Reuters: It could turn out to be
the world's longest graffiti space -- the massive concrete barrier separating Israel from the Palestinians.
Over the Internet, a group of Palestinian graffiti artists is offering to spray-paint your personal message on Israel's towering security wall in the occupied West Bank.
It costs 30 euros (US $40) per message and they can be as solemn or wacky as you want. Everything goes, except for obscene, offensive or extremist hate speech. Clients get three digital pictures of the finished product.
The taggers at Send a Message are members of the Palestinian Peace and Freedom Youth Forum, which set up the scheme in collaboration with a Dutch Christian organization.
'It is a new way to speak with the people, that we the Palestinians exist,' says graffiti artist Yusef Njm. 'We are not only throwing stones and clashing. We are alive. We think is a new way to tell them that we are alive.'
Image source here.