Social or Political Protest- Street Art is a powerful medium which can be used very effectively to communicate any number of ideas. These ideas can include messages of protest. Whether people live in oppressed societies or not, they can use art in order to get their point across and be heard. The following artwork pieces that we have selected are meant to make the viewer think as well as take action. All of the street art shown here has some indepth meaning and brings attention to political-social issues such a war, capitalism, surveillance, etc.