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Off The Wall: A Peek At Some of The Coolest Cairo Walls

Cairo boasts some beautiful artwork lining its diverse streets, and in collaboration with Vans, we set out to bring you some of the coolest walls that the city has to offer.

Staff Writer
From the revolutionary to the environmentally friendly, we teamed up with Vans to show off some of the city's coolest walls as well as their cool kicks' "Off The Wall" collection. See what we did there...

If you've ever wandered out of underground nightclub ZigZag (formerly Vent), you will more than likely have been greeted by the site of one famed Egyptian artist Ganzeer's trademark cat at the end of Qasr El Nil street. Meow.


Stencils from two of Egypt's most revered graffiti artists, Ammar Abo Bakr and El Teneen, cover the walls outside The Greek Campus, Downtown; Bakr's mural of April 6th Movement activist and artist Hisham Rizk, and Teneen's The King Has Fallen representing Mubarak's toppling from power.
Zamalek's Fine Arts College is lined with a beautiful cubist mural to show that, sometimes, you can judge a book by its cover.
Wildstyle is a particular style of writing that was developed and popularized by graffiti artists like Tracy 168, Stay High 149, and Zephyr, in New York City. An eye-catching neon-splashed piece can be found under the 6th October bridge in Zamalek.
It's hard to find areas of green in Cairo's typically sepia-toned, crowded topography. Galleria40 mall in 6th October makes amends to that with their massive, one-of-a-kind 'Green Wall'.
A minimal Piet Mondrian-inspired facade covers one side of the Mall of Arabia in 6th October. If you're bored of walking around shopping in circles, feel free to play an imaginary game of Tetris.
Shot by MO4 Network's MO4 Productions
Photography by Lobna Derbela
Styling by Gehad Abdallah
Models: Karim Osman and Gehad Abdallah