What does your grandmother do in her spare time? Maybe she takes a water aerobics class. Maybe she knits. Maybe (hopefully) she sits around all day and figures out ways to constantly smell like lilacs and always have a baked good and tea ready for you. Whatever your granny does, odds are, she doesn’t do this. This group of pioneering creative grandmothers in Lisbon, Portugal have formed a “graffiti gang.” Their initiative offers graffiti workshops to senior citizens so they can express themselves and blow off some steam. Recently, a photographer followed these artistic grandmothers around the city, and the photos are pretty incredible.
Delinquent Grandmothers Living A Secret Life As Graffiti Artists… And It’s EPIC. April 1, 2023