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AEC from the super popular duo Interesni Kazki is now in Australia where he just finished this massive mural for the Public Street Art Festival.
Titled “Memory Of The Land” and painted in Perth, the new mural intends to express show the contrast between the past and the modern, between precolonial and colonial part of the Australian history. The highly surrealist and symbolic mural is explained by the artist as follows:

“On the central, highest part I create image of Banksia flower – human, that symbolize native aboriginal man, because Banksia plant has came from the earth of western Australia and continue to exist in harmony with nature. In the center of the human body there is turning wheel and running red man in it, that is symbolize non stopping heart. Heart – man has the key to the eyes of the rock – head, that  Banksia – man keeps above, in his left hand.
Rock – head and other stones in the mural are symbolize eternity, memory and highest spiritual mind 
Lower part of the mural is symbolize modern time since colonial history began
Kangaroo – humans are symbolize modern inhabitants – new aborigines of Australia ,main interests of them are business, fashion, consuming and use of the natural environment, like all other representatives of modern consuming civilization on The Earth
In another hand Banksia man keeps flowers – skulls, that is native aboriginals souls – colonization victim.”

Happy reading.

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Author: Fran

Founder and editor of Urbanite. Street Art lover who after the finishing her MA thesis on the muralist movement in the 1920-50s, developed a fascination for street art and graffiti that eventually led to collaborations with different art blogs, including the creation of this one.