Putting to rest all rumours, internationally-renowned graffiti artist Banksy has now confirmed that he is behind the mural in the Welsh steel town of Port Talbot. It is believed to be the first Banksy street art to appear in Wales.
Another work of Banksy's has popped up in Port Talbot in Wales, referencing the town's air pollution.
— Jeremy Vine On 5 (@JeremyVineOn5) December 20, 2018
On one side of the building, the artwork depicts a child playing in what appears to be falling snow. However, the other side tells a different story, revealing it is, in fact, ash being emitted from a fire.
Posting on his verified Instagram account, Banksy shared a video of the artwork, with the caption: “Season’s greetings”. Watch here:
The appearance of the artwork earlier in the week led people to speculate it might be the work of Banksy.