Art under lockdown: French street artist C215 adapts to quarantine

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From Paris to New York, New Delhi to the West Bank, street artist Christian Guémys colourful murals can be found on walls worldwide. Under lockdown, though, the artist known as C215 has been separated from his favourite medium. FRANCE 24s Vincent Roux and Peter OBrien report.


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Still, he is finding creative ways to stay engaged. He finished his latest piece, “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” just before Frances lockdown took effect. Now, he is selling prints of the piece online, with proceeds going to the Paris Hospitals foundation.

Guémy has also made a stencil of Aïcha Issadounène, the first supermarket checkout worker to die of the virus iRead More – Source

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