Ai Weiwei: out of Kandahar

Even in Kandahar Afghanistan there is support for Ai Weiwei. The artist’s tag is Squelch, a member of the Australian Defense Force stationed in the Kandahar ISAF base, has taken time to stencil his support for Ai Weiwei on the concrete blast walls of the base. And here’s its museological context…


#1 zerosix on 12.15.11 at 8:42 am

Saw this when I was over there. Amazing amount of detail for somthing so small (A4). Really cool.

#2 Mike on 03.10.12 at 12:57 pm

Joining the army next year and I was just looking around for inspiration for my own work when I stumbled upon these. I’m excited to know that street art is somewhat embraced in the ADF. @Zerosix – I’ve seen a lot of your work, I love the Tylor Durden pieces. How did you get into street art?

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