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27
Apr

GRAFEM PRESENTS: STREET ART FOR RESISTANCE BY THE WOMEN OF THE LIBERATION FRONT (PART ONE)

Ljubljana probably experienced its first flourishing of what we would now call political graffiti and street art under the Italian fascist occupation of 1941 to 1943, when movement was restricted, a curfew was in force and popular protest was suppressed. Acts of rebellion within the public space were largely carried out by women and included...
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08
Mar

GRAFEM PRESENTS: DEE282, THE FIRST SLOVENIAN GRAFFITI WOMAN

We begin our series of stories for the GraFEM blog with writer DEE282, the first woman in Slovenia to spray paint subcultural graffiti. She painted her first graffiti on a non-authorised wall at the age of twenty-one and was a member of Ljubljana’s Guten Tag Crew for a number of years. In the mid-1990s, when...
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