Graffiti: Social Expressions of Athens

Graffiti: Social Expressions of Athens

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 world The world is being created by different people

Black and White Black and White and colourful chemistry

system of a fraud System of a Fraud

Abstractified Abstractified

The digital age The digital age

Discrete aging Discrete aging

Men at work Men at work

A video game frame A video game frame

The matrix The matrix

The war of love The war of love

Not so sweet dreams Not so sweet dreams

subtle 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 helping hand

The fear The fear

A devil A devil

The battleground and survival The battleground and survival

The supreme Parthenon The supreme Parthenon

The roots of thoughts The roots of thoughts

Character crafting 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.