FAILE’s mural “On the Shoulders of Giants, A New Wave of Hope.” was painted in Lyon, France, and payed homage to legendary street artist Keith Haring.
“Our mural is an attempt to connect a younger generation to the heroes of the past that bravely fought to help find a cure for this disease and bring awareness that this fight still goes on. Keith Haring was a huge inspiration to us as kids and was the first artist of our genre to speak out against AIDS and raise awareness through his artwork, murals and message. We stand on the shoulders of the giants and inspirations of our past and hope to share that message with a new generation. The girl in this mural is further meant to symbolise the fact that AIDS is the leading cause of death among young women in the world today. May we all take pause in that and recognise how much work still needs to be done.” FAILE instagram
Check out FAILE’s mural below paying homage to the legendary Keith Haring …
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