Above’s modern-day Robin Hood

Above is a video of artist Above‘s recent work in Portugal. Here’s how he explains it:

“These new stencil works are universally understood and free from language barriers that often get lost in translation. When I was in Lisbon, Portugal 3 months ago I would walk by this homeless lady who was begging for money everyday. I found it sadly ironic that just 6 feet away there was an ATM machine where people were literally lining up to withdraw money. With an obvious visual clash of “Rich” and “Poor” being in such a close proximity evoked me to make this stencil “Stealing from the rich, and giving to the poor.”

Above says in that spirit he is selling prints of piece and donating all the proceeds to homeless shelters. Via Wooster.

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