Banksy’s latest work speaks out against poor aid to refugees in France

Calais, France, has become the most recent recipient of Banksy’s famed stenciled graffiti pieces. Banksy and his crew entered an area of the city known as “The Jungle”, an outskirt filled with makeshift tent shelters made by struggling migrants, and created several pieces of art and used parts of Banksy’s last show, “Dismaland”, to create shelter structures for those in need. The most prolific of the pieces features an image of Steve Jobs as a migrant carrying his belongings and an Apple computer and has the statement, “son of a Syrian migrant,” inserted along with it. Another of Banksy’s Calais pieces is inspired by Theodore Gericault’s The Raft of Medusa and depicts a group of migrants, stranded on a raft, signaling to a far off cruise ship for help.




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