Banksy shares his support for Black Lives Matter movement

Banksy shares his support for Black Lives Matter movement

Banksy has shared his support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

The anonymous artist’s latest work was shared on his Instagram page. It depicts a vigil for a member of the black community, whose picture is in a frame next to some flowers and a candle, which burns an American flag as it hangs on the wall.

In a statement accompanying the artwork, Banksy wrote: “At first I thought I should just shut up and listen to black people about this issue. But why would I do that? It’s not their problem. It’s mine.

“People of colour are being failed by the system. The white system. Like a broken pipe flooding the apartment of the people living downstairs. This faulty system is making their life a misery, but it’s not their job to fix it. They can’t – no-one will let them in the apartment upstairs.”