This week, Berlin-based Arab graffiti artists took a stand against the anti-Arab rhetoric that is prevalent on American TV. The artists were commissioned to paint graffiti on a set from TV show Homeland to make it look like a Syrian refugee camp. The artists used this opportunity to highlight the lack of research by the show’s producers. The graffiti they painted mocked the show, calling it racist.
Hollywood seems obsessed with portraying Middle Eastern culture negatively.Yara al-Wazir