Banksy // Gaza

In 2007 Banksy infamously set up his annual Santa’s Grotto in Bethlehem, selling artwork in order to support those suffering the most in the area. Following recent atrocities in Gaza, Banksy has returned to the region, and has painted several pieces on ruined homes.

For now these images quite powerfully emphasise the plight of those in Gaza, and I am sure we will see further images of works appear over the coming days and weeks. Banksy has also put together a short video documenting his trip, juxtaposing sick-making descriptions of tourist destinations with sick-making descriptions of the brutality suffered by the Palestinians:

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