Culture Jamming

Banksy: the new World Trade Center shows 'the terrorists won'

Oct 29th 2013

 

While he's not an open truther, it is nice to read about Banksy taking a shot at that lie-sore "Freedom" tower .

In a rejected New York Times op-ed posted on his site, Banksy slammed the design of One World Trade Center, calling it "vanilla" and "the biggest eyesore in New York."

That building is a disaster. Well no, disasters are interesting. One World Trade Center is a non-event. It's vanilla. It's something they would build in Canada.The attacks on September 11th were an attack on all of us and we will live out our lives in their shadow. But it's also how we react to adversity that defines us. And the response? 104 floors of compromise?

Read the whole rejected Op-Ed