Author Archives: Tushar

About Tushar

Tushar Sharma is currently a researcher at Athens University of Economics and Business. Earlier, he worked with Siemens Research and Technology Center, Bangalore, India for more than 7 years. The topics related to software design, refactoring, design smells, code and design quality, technical debt, design patterns, and change impact analysis define his career interests. He is an IEEE senior member and co-authored the book "Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt". Additionally, he has also co-authored books for Oracle Java certifications.

Graffiti: Social Expressions of Athens

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Graffiti is a social expression. The street art reflects the thoughts of society in general. By observing them, we can grasp the social sentiment at the grass-roots level.

Athens is not really known on graffiti landscape as Berlin, Buenos Aires, or New York; however, there is a lot to explore and admire for a graffiti hunter in Athens.

Here are some gems that I found. Enjoy 🙂

The alternative world

The world is being created by different people

Black and White and colourful chemistry

“System of a Fraud”


The digital age

Discrete aging

Men at work

A video game frame

The matrix

The war of love

Not so sweet dreams

The subtle. (It is an interesting one. The original painter did not create the teeth!! The subtle change flipped the meaning.)

The helping hand

The fear

A devil

The battleground and survival

The supreme Parthenon

The roots of thoughts

Character crafting

Where to find graffiti in Athens? Well, I clicked these shots mostly in and around center of Athens (Psyrri, Exarchia, Kerameikos). Some of the pictures are from Nea Ionia. Others have posted the famous routes to find graffiti in Athens.