france to protect banksy mural of steve jobs in calais migrant camp - plastic panels
LILLE, France (Reuters)-
The late Apple founder Steve Jobs painted by British graffiti artist Banksy was a refugee on the wall of the Calais immigration camp, and two other local authorities in Banksy said Saturday.
The Banksy mural depicts a life
Carry shoulder bags and early size work
Simulate the Apple computer on a wall at the entrance to the Calais camp, surrounded by immigrant tents.
The murals are posted on Banks's website.
Authorities in Calais, north France, say they plan to protect the murals with glass or clear plastic plates.
"We discovered the existence of the artwork on Friday and decided to protect it so that it would not be damaged," a spokesman for the city of Calais said . ".
The mayor of Calais, Natacha Bouchat, told the local newspaper the northern coast that the artwork was an opportunity for Calais.
"It's very good and there's a message," she said . ".
Banksy's identity has never been confirmed, he said in a rare statement to the British media that Apple exists only because of the United States. S.
Authorities have allowed a young man from Homs, Syria.
"We are often led to think that immigration is the consumption of national resources, but Steve Jobs is the son of Syrian immigrants," Banksy said, known for drawing sarcastic murals in unexpected places.
Some 6,000 migrants who fled the war and poverty in Africa and the Middle East live in such an environment.
Known as the "jungle" of the Calais camp, and repeatedly trying to get into the UK by jumping on a truck, hiding on a train, through a tunnel, hoping to live better there than on the continent.
In the second bankersey mural by Calais beach, a child looks to the UK through a telescope, perched on a vulture.
The third work in the city near the Immigration Bureau reproduces a black man. and-
The white version of Medusa's raft, a famous shipwreck survivor painting by the 19th-century French painter Theodore Jerry Scott.
It shows survivors on a raft waving desperately to attract attention on the horizon that looks like a modern yacht.
There is a picture of the mural on the Banksy website that says "we are not on the same boat ".
On September, the artist said on his website that his timber and fixtures at the temporary "Dismaland" theme park in western England would be sent to Calais to build shelters for immigrants.