Saturday, February 12, 2011

Art of the Revolution

Tahrir Square ~ Cairo
Heart of the Revolution ~ Heart of Egypt

 Egypt's Heart

If the Egyptian Museum in Cairo houses the legacy of Egypt's thousands of years old past, in the last two weeks the Egyptian people have actively begun creating their future. The artwork above was created by anti-government protesters in Tahrir Square, who with their passion and creativity non-violently defeated a regime that has silenced and brutalized them for thirty years. Egypt's Heart was created out of the same paving stones that protesters used to defend themselves when brutally attacked by the the regime's henchmen.

The Heart of the Revolution, Tahrir Square, Cairo, 2011
The Egyptian Museum Cairo is the pink building in the upper right.

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