While we last heard from them last August in Turkey, Herakut are now back in Germany where they just finished working on this new piece for the WallCome Festival.
Painting on the streets of Schmalkalden, the German street art duo painted this signature piece which is entitled “Once upon a time”. Herakut’s artwork takes place once upon a time, referencing their cultural origins. Their version of Grimms’ “Little Red Riding Hood” deals with the power of clichés. The artists want to point out how easily clichés are readily accepted – and how much courage and work it takes to overcome them. The text reads “Not every wolf is bad. (We are often only too lazy or too cowardly to realize that.)”.
Continue reading for more images from Falk Lehmann after the break and check back with us soon for more mural updates from WallCome.