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French stencil artist Christian Guemy aka C215 is currently touring through Rwanda where he already left several new pieces.

French stencil artist Christian Guemy aka C215 is currently touring through Rwanda where he already left several new pieces.
C215 travelled to Rwanda to paint stenciled portraits of people who saved lives during the ’94 Rwandan genocide , where Hutus slaughtered more than a million of Tutsis. These portraits aim at showing the French politicians how unfair the absence of official recognition of the genocide is, while French government was absolutely involved in what happened in Rwanda in 1994.
This was organized with the help of EGAM, the European Anti-Racist association, and CNLG the National Comitee struggling against Genocide.
Continue reading for more photographs on these pieces and check back with us soon for more street art from Africa.

Rom Levy

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Rom is the founder & editor in chief of StreetArtNews. In 2009, he launched the ‘StreetArtNews’ website to promote underground art, which widened his scope to work with a larger roster of street artists on events and exhibitions. He is noted as one of the latest figures to help popularize street art and as an authority on the latest trends in urban contemporary art.