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Sun 1 Mar 2015 01:00 PM

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Make this the year YOU discover a new destination

Banksy is a pseudonymous English graffiti artist, political activist, film director, and painter, whose identity has not been proven.\nIn February 2015 Banksy published a two minute video titled "Make this the year YOU discover a new destination" about his trip to Gaza Strip. \nDuring his visit he has painted a few artworks including a kitten on the remains of a house destroyed by Israel ("I wanted to highlight the destruction in Gaza by posting photos on my website — but on the internet people only look at pictures of kittens") and a swing hanging off a watchtower. \nIn a statement to the New York Times his publicist said: “I don't want to take sides. But when you see entire suburban neighborhoods reduced to rubble with no hope of a future — what you're really looking at is a vast outdoor recruitment center for terrorists. And we should probably address this for all our sakes.”

(banksy YouTube channel)