Artists Transform Swastika Graffiti into Friendly Works of Street Art

This team of Berlin street artists are taking a positive stance against hatred within their city.

37-year-old Ibo Omari is a German artist who was disgusted by the amount of swastikas that he saw spray painted around his community – so instead of allowing the hateful signs to remain visible, he recruited a team of young street artists to help cover them up with friendly illustrations.

Omari, who runs a graffiti shop and youth club in Berlin, launched the Paint Back initiative to encourage people to take action against the ugly vandalism.

Since he first created the campaign, his team has transformed 25 swastikas…

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