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After a big salmon from Belfast, another big fish, this time from Dublin. I have found what was the idea of the artists (from https://subset.ie/temple-bar/):

"Approximately 300 million tons of plastic are manufactured each year. In brutal contrast, the material is nearly impossible to destroy. It only breaks down, shredding into smaller pieces. This gives rise to a proliferation of tiny shards of the material, less than 5mm in length microplastic.

In order to explore and present the percolation of plastic into our environment, we proposed an artwork design for the ESB Building in Temple Bar, one of Dublin Citys busiest districts. The artwork would represent a powerful reminder of the cycle of creation and consumption of plastic, within the heart of Dublins streets.

We designed a mural which employs meandering shapes found in microscopic images of sand, water and plastics. Abstract lines fracture the flow and represent the obtrusive nature of plastic. The work is tied together with a striking visual of a fish entrapped in a plastic bag, enticing viewers to navigate the installation."
SUBSET is known for creating some incredible street art installations around the city, and this one is the largest and most prominent mural they have created to date in Ireland.


I found it quite surprising and impressive. There are some other interesting murals too. I hope you will like it too.

Recently, very low activity on TE. I have an impression it is half-dead.


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Additional Photos by Malgorzata Kopczynska (emka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12752 W: 133 N: 32971] (151161)
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