Bahia Shehab: A Thousand Times No

Contributed By: Jordan Sudermann
Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Streaming Video
School Level: College/University, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: TED Conferences, LLC
Author: Bahia Shehab
Collection: TED Talks
Condition of Use: All Rights Reserved

In this short TED Talk, Bahia Shehab lays out key messages of the Arab Spring in Egypt by discussing her work as a street artist in Cairo. Her contributions to revolutionary art centers around the Arabic script for the word “no,” which sparked her interest prior to the uprisings at Tahrir Square. This video provides the voice of an artist in protest against her government, and should be treated as one of many voices influencing history and current events. >

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