A Bittersweet Street-Art Tribute to Palestinian Refugees

 

Al-Hussein refugee camp was originally stablished in 1948 as a result of the Arab-Israeli war.More than 29,000 (registered) refugees live in the camp’s overcrowded confines,according to the UN, which lists among its many woes unemployment, poverty, marriage among relatives, and crumbling infrastructure.

Barcelona artist Pejac recently took advantage of that last problem to try to inject a little beauty in the often-grim environment.

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He’s using old paint and removing sections of it to create the pictures. The paint has been peeling on the sides of these houses and now he’s turned the peeling paint into something truly special.

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Palestine

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