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” We cannot do anything to change the world until capitalism crumbles. In the meantime we should all go shopping to console ourselves.”

-Banksy, Wall and Piece

Bansky is a British graffiti artist and also political activist who displays his political and social commentary works on street walls , bridges etc. His satirical works combine with dark humor and graffiti. His first film “Exit through the gift shop billed as the world’s first street art disaster movie. He produces his street arts which depend on anti-war, anti-capitalist, anti-fascist, anti-imperialist, anarchist, nihilist and existentialist ideas. He critiques greed, poverty, absurdity, boredom, alienation and etc.

The images that he produces are brilliant even a child can easily understand what it means. I don’t mean it shows such basic knowledge, his street art is simple and accessible rather than elitist.  I put on some of the examples below which I like,enjoy. His wants to push people think why is this wrong?

He explains why he choose graffiti to express his ideas like:

“Bus stops are far more interesting and useful places to have art than in museums. Graffiti has more chance of meaning something or changing stuff than anything indoors. Graffiti has been used to start revolutions, stop wars, and generally is the voice of people who aren’t listened to. Graffiti is one of those few tools you have if you have almost nothing. And even if you don’t come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make somebody smile while they’re having a piss.”

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