Bordalo II | Trash Animals arrives in Dublin


The piece is by Portuguese artist Artur Bordalo, aka Bordalo II, the latest in his series of “Trash Animals” that aim to draw attention to environmental issues. The work, depicting a giant squirrel made from waste,

Bordalo Lisbon Portugal

Bordalo Lisbon Portugal

highlights the plight of the red squirrel in Ireland. It’s the latest large-scale street artwork to appear, as if by magic, in the capital.

You can view the artwork for yourself if you walk towards tara train station. I think its pretty cool, as I infact stumbled over another one of  Bordalo’s “Trash Animals” ( before I even knew of the artist and his plans for dublin city ) while on a short holiday to lisbon in Portugal which I had to get a photo of.


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