Connect with us

The Pan-Arabia Enquirer

Egyptian graffiti artist still waiting for call from world’s media

Arts & Entertainment

Egyptian graffiti artist still waiting for call from world’s media

Sph-Inks claims every other Cairo street artist have been contacted by journalists

“Riddle of the Sph-Inks: Why hasn’t anyone interviewed this street artist yet?

CAIRO: “It’s totally ridiculous,” claims Eyad Latif, a 21-year-old street artist in the Egyptian capital who goes by the tag name of Sph-Inks.

“Every other graffiti artist I know has been featured in some well-meaning article or news documentary claiming that they were the creative face of the revolution and helped topple Mubarak or something, whatever. But my phone hasn’t rung once. Surely I’m the voice of a generation as well.”

Undeterred by the snub, Latif claims that he’s planning a new piece of urban artwork that he hopes will draw the attention of the world’s photojournalists.

“It’s going to be the Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover, but with Mohammed Morsi’s face on every character. I have no idea what it’s supposed to mean.”

Continue Reading
Advertisement
You may also like...
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

More in Arts & Entertainment

To Top