Manama ‘street art’

20141115_125855 20141115_125851This is what the ‘street art’ looks like in a ‘suburb’ of Manama, the Bahrain capital.
Inhabited by hundreds of thousands of blue-collared workers from the Indian Sub Continent and The Philippines.
Very few, if at all, local people stay in this area, which is also full of shops selling Asian food as well as restaurants.
Then there are several churches, mosques where the Friday sermon is in the language of the congregation as well as traditional tailoring shops and cobblers.
The “art” in the pictures are “advertising” posters and notices stuck on plywood condoning off a construction site.
They offer accommodation of various kinds, tuition classes, short courses, house moving and computer services.
It’s a complete “city” in itself, where people of several nationalities and hundreds of cultures intermingle and co-exist in their own private space!

2 Comments Add yours

  1. andy says:

    i like your perspective ! well composed !


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