Stencil graffiti of current Tunisian Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi, with the caption, "Don't fall in love with power".
There’s something new going on in the streets of Tunisian cities: graffiti art. Since the fall of former president Zine el Abidine Ben Ali’s government, Tunisian street artists are reclaiming public spaces that were once tightly controlled by police and secret services.
The political turmoil that has gripped Tunisia since the January popular uprising has been accompanied by a shift in the country’s arts scene. Previously inexistent alternative art groups, like the student-run Ahl El Kahf, are using their newfound freedom to paint their hopes, fears and political views for everyone to see