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Streets Dept Podcast, Episode 5: An Interview with Tunisian-French Artist and Graffiti Writer eL Seed

December 5, 2017

Welcome to the 5th episode of the Streets Dept Podcast. Today I’m excited to be joined by the world famous Tunisian-French artist and graffiti writer, eL Seed! eL Seed’s beautiful, intricate murals and artwork blend the historic art of Arabic calligraphy with graffiti to portray messages of beauty, poetry, and peace.

eL Seed has installed work on public spaces, galleries, and institutions on every continent of the world from the streets of Paris and New York to the Favelas of Rio di Janeiro and the slums of Cape Town. And he’s just created a large new mural here in West Philadelphia this past month with Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture! eL Seed’s contemporary approach works to bring people, cultures, and generations together. His goal, to create dialogue and promote tolerance.

Listen to the episode now here:

The Streets Dept Podcast is a bi-monthly (that’s twice a month) interview podcast. I’m interviewing artists and creatives from around the world. From street artists to poets, activists to politicians, small business owners to community organizers. The podcast features one-on-one, 30-minute-ish interviews with the creative minds who are shaping the world around us!

Subscribe to the Streets Dept Podcast on iTunesSoundCloud, or Google Play to receive episodes as soon as they’re published, and please feel free to rate and write a review of the podcast on those platforms to help others find it. (It really, REALLY helps when y’all rate and review, so it’d mean the world to me if you could do that!)

Listen to past episodes here:
The Introduction Episode!
Episode 1, R. Eric Thomas
Episode 2, Philadelphia Councilwoman Helen Gym
Episode 3, Marisa Williamson
Episode 4, Swoon

Season One of the Streets Dept Podcast is brought to you by our sponsors at The Navy Yard and Indy Hall! Each episode is mixed and edited by our Producer Mike Mehalick.

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