Banksy creates Steve Jobs mural in Calais refugee camp

The English graffiti artist Banksy has sprayed a poignant image of Steve Jobs at the site of French refugee camp ‘The Jungle’, a reminder that the late Apple co-founder was the son of a Syrian migrant.

Banksy's Steve Jobs mural on the wall of a Calais migrant camp. Picture:

Banksy has been busy creating artwork across Calais, with the latest works posted on the artist’s website

The Calais refugee camp, nicknamed ‘The Jungle’, provides temporary home to a number of migrants and refugees who have made their way to France, with recent reports suggesting that the living conditions are extremely poor.

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The unnamed artist clearly feels passionately about the current refugee crisis, having used the leftover materials from his recent art installation project ‘Dismal land’ to build shelters and a play park in the migrant camps of Calais.

Alongside the image of Jobs is an image of ocean-bound refugees looking to wave down a cruiseliner made to resemble ‘Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima’ and an image of a young girl looking through a telescope as a vulture sits on top.

Banky’s depiction of Jobs is a refence to the fact his father was a Syrian man named Abdulfattah Jandali, who had gave his son up for adoption due to pressure from his partner’s family.