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Tents are Art Too!

The Occupy movement put down roots all over the world at its peak, especially in the USA where finding a city center without encampments was unlikely last year. The Occupy movement has definitely lost some steam, or even disappeared all together ...
Breaking Through

Breaking Through: The Struggle in Libya

Here is the newest piece by artist Robbie Douglas. Titled “Breaking Through,” it represents the green Libyan flag with its citizens breaking through. An all seeing eye peers out from behind the curtain witnessing and remembering the tumultuousness events in ...
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Breaking Chains: North Africans Rise Up Together

With protesters in Egypt still filling the streets, fighting in many Libyan cities and much of northern Africa in some state of upheaval, Visual News artist Robbie Douglas was inspired to create a pencil drawing, titled Breaking Chains, that illuminates ...
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Visualizing the Egypt Influence Network

“Egypt is the crystal ball in which the Arab world sees its future,” says Kovas Boguta, creator of this infographic analyzing Twitter communication surrounding the unrest in Egypt. The map is arranged to place individual Twitter users close to the ...
Kill Switch

Kill Switch: When Governments Turn Off the Internet

The recent protests, and subsequent restriction of Internet access by the Egyptian government have led to much speculation as to whether the US Government might one day exercise a similar option, which is actually not very difficult to do with ...