Mumbai graffiti captures the mood of Maximum City

Graffiti is a medium of cultural reflection of the society, often depicting the city's most pertinent emotions. Mumbai's walls have recently filled up with graffiti and murals about Covid-19; Deepak Turbhekar captures them and the emotions of the people of Maximum City
Published: May 8, 2021

Image by : Deepak Turbhekar for Forbes India

  • Mumbai graffiti captures the mood of Maximum City
  • Dadar station
  • Mahim railway bridge
  • Matunga Five garden
  • Matunga
  • Medical worker
  • Frontline workers
  • Santacruz
  • Barber
  • Cyclist
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  • grafitti at byculla

In Matunga, depicting the dangers of spitting during the coronavirus pandemic, a menace that BMC and other city corporations have tried and failed to contain in the pre-pandemic era too. Spitting was made a punitive offence in many cities to rein in the spread of the virus, but ironically, the graffiti is painted over with red spatter too.