BANKSY   DePaul SNL – Acting Up for Social Change Q4, 2011 (A3X)   By Marianne, Instructor Tom Tresser
 <ul><li>Banksy is the well-known street artist without a face who is sensitive to  issues of social injustice   </li></...
<ul><ul><li>He works with stencils so that he can make a quick exit without being caught </li></ul></ul>
Banksy’s work covers a number of pressing social issues…
  Global Poverty Urban Living Anti-War Anti-Establishment Commercialism Freedom
Using Humor   with Humanitarianism,   His work is …..
Paradoxical Ironic Out of Place
With Images in locations where they don’t belong
Like an image of freedom on the Palestine Wall
And having  conflict within  the drawing  itself
“ Sometimes I feel so sick at the state of the world I can’t even finish my second apple pie” Banksy– Wall and Peice Like ...
… And ‘Napalm’
Some say Banksy’s work is nothing more than vandalism
… .And that he has been unfair to animals
But his work can cut to the core of the human experience
“…  It was shortly after the British Red Cross arrived, though it may have no connection, that a very large quantity of li...
<ul><li>AND CAN INSPIRE  </li></ul><ul><li>OTHERS TO IMPROVE </li></ul><ul><li>  THE WORLD  </li></ul>
 
Works Cited: Banksy.  2005.  Wall and Piece.  Random House.  2005.  Brassett, James.  &quot;British Irony, Global Justice:...
Banksy  Website Banksy Official Websites:  Other Websites and Video:   Banksy  Documentary - YouTube   Exit Through The Gi...
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  1. 1. BANKSY DePaul SNL – Acting Up for Social Change Q4, 2011 (A3X) By Marianne, Instructor Tom Tresser
  2. 2.  <ul><li>Banksy is the well-known street artist without a face who is sensitive to issues of social injustice </li></ul><ul><li>He has travelled the world to send his messages, but the work often does not remain for long before being removed </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>He works with stencils so that he can make a quick exit without being caught </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Banksy’s work covers a number of pressing social issues…
  5. 5. Global Poverty Urban Living Anti-War Anti-Establishment Commercialism Freedom
  6. 6. Using Humor with Humanitarianism, His work is …..
  7. 7. Paradoxical Ironic Out of Place
  8. 8. With Images in locations where they don’t belong
  9. 9. Like an image of freedom on the Palestine Wall
  10. 10. And having conflict within the drawing itself
  11. 11. “ Sometimes I feel so sick at the state of the world I can’t even finish my second apple pie” Banksy– Wall and Peice Like the ‘Burger King Kid’
  12. 12. … And ‘Napalm’
  13. 13. Some say Banksy’s work is nothing more than vandalism
  14. 14. … .And that he has been unfair to animals
  15. 15. But his work can cut to the core of the human experience
  16. 16. “… It was shortly after the British Red Cross arrived, though it may have no connection, that a very large quantity of lipstick arrived…” “… At last someone had done something to make them individuals again, they were someone, no longer merely the number tattooed on the arm. At last they could take an interest in their appearance. That lipstick started to give them back their humanity.” Lt. Col. Mrevin Willett Gronin DSO qtd. by Banksy– Wall and Piece; Manifesto
  17. 17. <ul><li>AND CAN INSPIRE </li></ul><ul><li>OTHERS TO IMPROVE </li></ul><ul><li> THE WORLD </li></ul>
  18. 19. Works Cited: Banksy. 2005. Wall and Piece. Random House. 2005. Brassett, James. &quot;British Irony, Global Justice: A Pragmatic Reading Of Chris Brown, Banksy And Ricky Gervais.&quot; Review Of International Studies 35.1 (2009): p. 219-245. Carson, Tanya. &quot;Places of Participation&quot;. On the W@terfront. No. 10, September 2007.(2007). p. 55-63 . Photographs (in order of appearance): Banksy portrait . www.banksyfilm.com . www.banksyfilm.com/gallery.html?reload “ Palestine Wall Beach Boys” http://www.briansewell.com/artist/b-artist/banksy/banksy-palestinian-tag.html “ Burger King Kid” www.feltimages.blogspot.com/2011/08/british-word-continued-banksy.html “ Napalm” www.banksy.co.uk/indoors/napalm.html “ The Elephant in the Room” www.thedirtfloor.com/2009/12/23/bansky-elephant-in-the-room “ Manifesto” www.banksysforum.proboards.com/ index.cgi?board=allelse&action=display&thread=114 ” Flowerchucker” www.banksy.co.uk/indoors/flowerchucker.html http://www.briansewell.com/artist/b-artist/banksy/banksy-palestinian-tag.html Banksy signature tag. www.banksy.co.uk
  19. 20. Banksy Website Banksy Official Websites: Other Websites and Video: Banksy Documentary - YouTube Exit Through The Gift Shop Website Palestinian Wall
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