Photo by Daisy Wu
Artist(s): Bistyek

“Daanook” Mural

Completed: 2021

This mural was funded by Daanook restaurant, located in the Exchange District. The left panel reads “Being a refugee is part of the story, not the whole story,” and the right side “They left not because they wanted to.” Bistyek, a Syrian born artist from Afrin reflects on his own experience as refugee through this mural. The bright colours relate to his feelings and experiences of war as something vivid, yet painful.

Where to Find This Mural

Location: 58 Albert St Winnipeg MB R3B 1E7 Get Directions