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Turks Paint Public Walkways in Protest

Turks Paint Public Walkways in Protest
Turks Paint Public Walkways in Protest, Courtesy of Twitter User durmusbeyin
Courtesy of Twitter User durmusbeyin

Last June we covered some of the anti-government protests that were taking Turkey by storm - but the Turks are still making headlines! Last week, one Istanbul resident decided to paint a derelict public stair only to find it hastily covered up by government workers. In an act of “guerilla beautification” and silent protest, people across Turkey have once again taken to the streets to paint their stairs and public walkways in rainbow colors. For the full story, check out this article on The Lede by Robert Mackey.

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Cite: Barbara Porada. "Turks Paint Public Walkways in Protest" 08 Sep 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/425649/turks-paint-public-walkways-in-protest/> ISSN 0719-8884
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