Greeks try street art to express economy frustrations

Global Business

As the economic situation in Greece becomes ever more dire, it’s having a visible effect in the streets of Athens. Deep spending cuts and rampant unemployment have led to an explosion of new graffiti and street art. Filio Kontrafouri filed this report on how this controversial art form is helping struggling Greeks cope.

Greeks turn to street art to express frustrations

Greeks turn to street art to express frustrations

As the economic situation in Greece becomes ever more dire, it's having a visible effect on the streets of Athens. Deep spending cuts and rampant unemployment have led to an explosion of new graffiti and street art. Filio Kontrafouri filed this report on how this controversial art form is helping struggling Greeks cope.


Paolo Mauro on Greece’s economy
For more on Greece and its economy woes, CCTV America’s Phillip TK Yin spoke to Paolo Mauro, a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

Paolo Mauro on Greece's economy

Paolo Mauro on Greece's economy

For more on Greece and its economy woes, CCTV America's Phillip TK Yin spoke to Paolo Mauro, a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economi