Stories from Irbid, Jordan

Painting Perception

By Scott Lashinsky
August 26, 2020

The street is Laila Ajjawi’s canvas. A self-described activist graffiti artist from Irbid, Jordan, Laila sees the mural as a platform for a message that transcends self, given its vast public visibility. For that reason, she pursues her craft with great responsibility by using the walls to raise awareness about local and regional issues and to inspire and help empower women.


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