Istanbul Streetz Vol 1

I’ve decided to make a chronicle of street art in Istanbul.

There’s a lot going on with this snail in a back street in Galata. He seems to be eating a leaf, and butterflies are coming out of his shell. And there’s a burning bush in the middle of his shell, possibly a Moses allusion?

Interestingly, in early Christian icons snails represented heaven and eternity.


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