Tuesday, July 14, 2015

AEC Interesni Kazki creates a new mural in Catania, Sicily


AEC from the Ukrainian duo Interesni Kazki is currently in lovely Sicily where he was invited to work his magic on a huge silo on the streets of Catania.
Entitled "Odysseus escape from Polyphemus", it took about ten days for AEC to finish this 30 meters high beast. 

The artwork shows his interpretation of the Ulysses and Polyphemus myth and is related to modern Sicily, the relations between politics and mafia, the Italian government and local Sicilian traditions.

In Homer's epic, the clever Greek leader, Odysseus, and his men become trapped by a viscious one-eyed monster, who eats the men one by one. Odysseus devises a plan, blinds the monster, and escapes with his men.

Continue reading for more detailed images and if you are in the area, you'll be able to find it at the port of Catania.








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