Costa Blanca graffiti artist spreads urban message of solidarity and responsibility to young people

URBAN MESSAGE: Dolar One wants to raise awareness among young people. CREDIT: Dolar-one.es

A GRAFFITI artist is contributing his ‘grain of sand’ to the fight against coronavirus with an urban message to raise awareness among young people in Alicante.

Seth Vañó, better known as Dolar One artist is Graffiti says he is sharing a message of strength, unity and responsibility with his work.

And adds his latest ‘project’ is all about raising awareness among young people about the need to protect themselves against the coronavirus.

He told Informacion: “This virus, we stop it together. Stopping it is the responsibility of all. If you protect yourself, you protect others.”

He said he wanted to create a piece of art that “transmits encouragement and strength to all because, although these are difficult times, we go forward.”

The artist is known for using his talents to support important causes, having recently worked with a school in Villena, Alicante to combat bullying and harrassment.

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
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