The Syrian conflict has seen many artists move to Beirut, using the capital to strengthen the artistic link between the two countries, a phenomenon explored by "Moussem Cities: Damascus starts in Beirut."
While most graffiti during the golden age of graffiti art in Egypt (2011-13) carried political slogans, the graffiti in the country's post-revolutionary phase, developed a satirical quality and plays a prominent role in political criticism. Graffiti is also making its way indoors into art gallery's throughout Cairo.
“Breaking the ice” is a collaborative effort by Tunisians and Libyans who seek to change the image of their countries presented in the media. The cultural project exhibited the country's musicians and artists.