Armsrock also put up at least one wheatpaste in Cairo. With permission, he pasted one image of an Egyptian man outside of Cairo’s Townhouse Gallery:
But by the next day, Egyptian police had seen the artwork and decided that they didn’t like it. The police painted the figure white:
Armsrock’s reaction? Not what you might have expected:
When I interact with the streets I want something to happen, some sort of situation should occur, and it always does. I have only never experienced such a direct form of censorship before, and expressed in such an interesting manner, and that was what I thought was a good thing.
Photos by Armsrock