The protests against racism and violence in the US police force have raged in several parts of the United States in recent days. In Sweden, too, a digital protest was held in support of Black Lives Matter movement on Tuesday.
The background is the attention-grabbing police intervention in Minneapolis on May 25 that led to the death of African American George Floyd.
The protesters' protests also make an impression in the art. In cities such as Berlin, Los Angeles, Binnish, Dublin and Barcelona, murals have been erected in memory of George Floyd, Artnet reports.
In Minneapolis on the wall outside the Cup Foods store where George Floyd passed away, a large graffiti work is now seen by artists Xena Goldman, Cadex Herrera, Greta McLain, Niko Alexander and Pablo Hernandez,
- Our idea was to portray Floyd as a hero for social justice, not as a martyr, says Cadex Herrera to Hyperallergic.