LAURA SIMONSEN
Hong Kong: Black and White | Colour | Occupy Central. Portraits. Projects: Drag Queens | Family | Gender Identity | Ladies on Wall | The Helper Project | Uncovered | Why Not Here. Travel: Australia | India | Indonesia | Other | UK | Vietnam
‘Ladies on Wall’. (LoW) are a growing movement of female only graffiti artists that began in 2014 in Jakarta by an artist called Bunga Fatia. In 2014 there were 9 members and this has increased to 62 in 2017 and spread further throughout Indonesia. The majority of the LoW members are Muslim and approximately 75% of the members of LoW are ‘Hijabers’, the local term for a woman who wears a Hijab.