Media Type:

Graffiti


Title

Checkmate

Subject

Graffiti/Street Art

Description

A depiction of the revolution and its success in ousting former president Hosni Mubarak, represented here as the king surrounded by pawns. This image appeared on the walls of the downtown campus of the American University in Cairo.
The artist, El Teneen, became well-known after the fall of Hosni Mubarak for his political graffiti opposing military rule.

Creator

El Teneen

Publisher

Suzee in the City

Date Published

20/09/2012

Rights

Suzee in the City

Language

Arabic/English

Date Created

15/04/2011

Citation

El Teneen, “Checkmate,” Politics, Popular Culture and the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, accessed July 7, 2020, https://egyptrevolution2011.ac.uk/items/show/64.

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