By Situation Theatre 17/7/2019
Few believed he could convert the 60-foot heads of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln into Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley in one busy evening, but never underestimate Banksy.
The original Mount Rushmore National Memorial was carved in the Black Hills of Keystone, South Dakota over 14 years from 1927 to 1941.
The English artist Banksy was so inspired by the powerful public rebukes of President Trump by four Democratic Congresswomen yesterday that he managed to transform the giant faces of former U.S. Presidents in less than 14 hours.
While the original memorial represented the nation’s birth, growth, development, and preservation, the new memorial recognises the incredible insight, passion, vision, and courage of these four towering figures of US politics.