Paint, Poems and Protest Anthems: Myanmar’s Coup Inspires the Art of Defiance

Paint, Poems and Protest Anthems: Myanmar’s Coup Inspires the Art of Defiance

Hannah Beech, New York Times – 17 February 2021

This article in New York Times paints the picture of Myanmar protests that resemble a carnival rather than an uprising. With graffiti artists spraying walls, poets writing defiant verses, cartoonists drawing government and military figures and dancers twirling with no inhibition, the citizens of Myanmar are showing their support for democracy through the arts.

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