banksy painting

Invisibility is a Superpower

Social media captures two extremes--the glamorous and tragic. Users of these platforms have made a career sharing their lives and pushing products. Influencers often post highly contrived photos showcasing their seemingly glamorous life to garner appeal. They plaster their names behind any praiseworthy project or post. Since everyone and anyone willing can have a platform, mystery is rare.

Banksy encourages a reflection on this social media age and political climate. Banksy uses humor and innocence to remind us that there is liberation in privacy, intrigue in mystery, interest in the unknown, and, most importantly, power in invisibility. Read –Β The Modern Renaissance

β€œI don’t know why people are so keen to put the details of their private life in public; they forget that invisibility is a superpower.”