In West Philly, Street Artist Transforms W.E.B. Du Bois’ Words Into Visual Art Through Arabic Calligraphy

When it comes to black history, W.E.B. Du Bois is pretty high up there in the black pantheon. One Tunisian-French street artist has made it his mission to5jftzpykedrpwizcjhmo honoring the civil rights activist and historian in a unique way on the streets of West Philly, according to the University of Pennsylvania.

A street artist known for covering walls with potent messages featuring elaborate and colorful Arabic script that he calls “calligraffiti,” el Seed was in invited to create a new work in Philadelphia by by Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture and Mural Arts Philadelphia as part of a project called (DIS)PLACED: Philadelphia.

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