Banksy at the World Travel Fair. London, 6 and 7 November 2018.

In Banksy’s own words, as announced 3 November on Instagram:

“Opening my first ever stall at a trade fair next week. I’ve painted a replica separation barrier to promote the Walled Off hotel, ironically the neighbours have complained it’s too tall. We’ll be at Palestine stand giving away free stuff, World Travel Fair, London Excel centre 6th and 7th November. Free to get in if you register online today and pretend to be a travel agent.”

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Banksy’s sculpture at the Palestine stand. World Travel Fair, London. Photo: Elliot Y.

A few days later a new poster was announced. In Banksy’s own words:

“Free Palestine poster.
Be advised we only have 1000 posters to hand out each day at the tourist fair. You can download one from the website at http://www.banksy.co.uk

The “we” pronoun in Banksy’s Instagram text was represented by Walled Off Hotel manager Wissam Salsaa handing out the posters personally.

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Wissam Salsaa handing out posters at the World Travel Fair in London. Photo: Elliot Yardley.