Hanksy Takes on Child Refugees with Mickey Mouse Mural on Orchard Street

Posted on: April 17th, 2017 at 5:16 am by

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On the Orchard Street wall space where anti-Trump sentiments are du-jour, a new mural with another political statement just materialized.

Street artist Hanksy, who basically owned this spot for months with his poop-themed “Dump Trump” piece, took a different tack. It’s a collection of life jackets – one of which branded with Mickey Mouse – buoyed by the epithet, “The boy was scared, so he was given one that made him smile.” The artist tells us that the mural is a subtle take on the child refugee crisis.

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