The French street artist YZ started his nwe projects on the streets of Senegal. Simply entitled “Amazon” refers to female warriors of the First Franco-Dahomean War who actively fought face to the French army in the begining of 19th century.
By the 1840s their numbers had grown to 6,000. The Amazons served under female officers and had their own bands, flags and insignia. They were trained to fight and kill other men in order to protect The Kingdom and lives of its citzens. What an incredibly beautiful and deadly weapon nation of Dahomey had.