Greek 'neo-muralist' draws on mythology to depict pandemic

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Published: 2021-06-11 14:34

Last Updated: 2021-06-12 19:53


Greek 'neo-muralist' draws on mythology to depict pandemic
Greek 'neo-muralist' draws on mythology to depict pandemic

A 33-year-old 'neo-muralist' from Athens, Greece, Fikos, blends Greek mythology and Byzantine iconography with graffiti and street art to depict how the coronavirus has forced people the world over to put down roots.

From Bangkok to Rabat and Zurich, Fikos has painted the walls of many cities, but he's now adding a splash of colour to the sun-beaten facades of the Cypriot capital Nicosia.