Art meets politics on the streets of Rome

By Megan Clement-Couzner

Meg has taken a short sabbatical from Sydney life and the blog as she travels through Europe but we are lucky enough to be able to share in some of her travels with this photo essay she has put together on street art in Rome.

In amongst some of the oldest art forms in the world is a new street art scene that captures Italy’s strong artistic and political culture.


Carlo Giuliani was shot in the face at point blank range during a violent G8 protest in Genoa. When a Carabinieri vehicle was attacked by protesters Giuliani moved to join in, picking up a fire extinguisher to throw at the vehicle but was shot before he could throw it.

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  1. […] posting about political street art of Rome, we thought we’d share some street art from our own ‘hood, to inspire you on a Friday […]

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