Artist Banksy rescues migrants (and needs help)

The mysterious artist Banksy has a striking new project. He has bought a boat to rescue refugees.

On the boat, which Banksy probably painted himself, there are currently more than 200 men, women and children. They have been taken out of their unsafe boats in order to sail safely to Europe on the artist’s boat. Whether that will happen is not clear. The boat is nowhere welcome.

Banksy himself is probably not on the boat. However, there are ten rescue workers on board. They ask for help in a message on Twitter.

Banksy bought the boat with the money he made by selling works of art. In 2018 such a sale was big in the news. After it was sold for over a million euros, the artwork destroyed itself. That’s when we made this video about: