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Kikito, the child of JR who defies the Trump’policies

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Giulia Pacciardi
Kikito, il bambino di JR che sfida il muro di Trump | Collater.al 1

A two years old child, dark hair, long lashes climbs up a wall to see what’s on the other side.
His name is Kikito and like so many other children, won’t play on any kind of wall but on the one built by Donald Trump to block the arrival of migrants.

The enormous photography, by the French artist JR, rises along the border between Mexico and San Diego and, since it cannot rest on the U.S. side of the barrier, it finds its foundations on a small plot of land belonging to a family in which Kikito is the smallest exponent.

The work, which will remain visible for a whole month, was born as a criticism to the US president that abolished the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the system of protection for minors children of irregular immigrants.

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Written by Giulia Pacciardi
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