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Alaniz painting Lack of sense of emergency Straat international street art museum

Alaniz

(Argentina, 1984)

Lack of sense of emergency is based on a photo of a Syrian child taken by David Gross. In using a red light, Alaniz emphasizes how our distracted society fails to recognize the sense of emergency of such situations.

“I paint about what moves me, and, as a migrant myself, I feel moved by the refugee crisis. I grew up in the ghettos of Buenos Aires and the social injustices that I experienced formed my social interest.” / Alaniz


With the red light on