The “Dismal aid” project has seen site crew from the theme park build accommodation, community buildings and a children’s play area in the camp. The work is a pointed reference to Jobs’s background as the son of a Syrian migrant who went to America after the second world war. Related: Zuckerberg-Backed FWD.us Rallies Against Mass Deportation. Zuckerberg-Backed FWD.us Rallies Against Mass Deportation, Steve Jobs Movie Shows 'Brilliant and Flawed' Man. Coldewey is responsible for original reporting on a number of tech topics, such as photography, biotechnology, and Internet policy. The work depicts the late Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple, with a black bin bag thrown over one shoulder and an original Apple computer in his hand. Graffiti on wall of ‘the Jungle’ camp in Calais depicts late Apple founder’s background as son of Syrian migrant, Fri 11 Dec 2015 10.02 EST pic.twitter.com/sjBxuInpEp. In a rare statement which accompanies the work, Banksy said: “We’re often led to believe migration is a drain on the country’s resources but Steve Jobs was the son of a Syrian migrant. Banksy confirms hula-hoop girl mural in Nottingham is his, Banksy's Monet tribute to go on sale for up to £5m, Banksy trademark 'at risk' after street artist loses legal battle, UN refugee agency calls on EU nations to let in migrants rescued in Mediterranean, Banksy creates mask-themed work on London Underground, Six arrests in France over theft of Banksy artwork from Bataclan, Banksy mural stolen from Bataclan in Paris found by police in Italy, Banksy supports Black Lives Matter with latest artwork, Dismaland: watch the trailer for Banksy’s ‘bemusement park’. Since the park closed in September, the artist has been shipping leftover infrastructure from Dismaland to help build emergency housing for the 7,000 migrants, mainly from Syria, Eritrea and Afghanistan, now living on the site of a former rubbish tip in Calais. © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. The "jungle" is not an official camp, but rather an improvised and non-permanent group of tents and shelters — a good example of the kind of conditions under which migrants and refugees are obliged to live upon fleeing their home countries. Jobs's biological father was Abdul Fattah Jandali, a Syrian who in the '50s fled Beirut, where he had been demonstrating against the Lebanese president. Apple is the world’s most profitable company, it pays over $7bn (£4.6bn) a year in taxes – and it only exists because they allowed in a young man from Homs.”. On the closing night of Dismaland, Banksy also invited Pussy Riot to debut their song criticising the global failure to help the migrants entering Europe. Apple is the world’s most profitable company, it pays over $7billion a year in taxes - and it only exists because they allowed in a young man from Homs.” The work depicts the late Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple, with a black bin bag thrown over one shoulder and an original Apple computer in his hand. All rights reserved. Devin Coldewey is a contributing writer at NBC News; he started his role in April of 2013. The anonymous graffiti artist Banksy is the latest to join in the trend of pointing out that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was the son of a Syrian migrant. Available for everyone, funded by readers, Artwork showing girl playing with a bicycle tyre appeared on street corner last week, Tribute that adds abandoned shopping trollies to the impressionist image of water lilies to be sold at Sotheby’s auction, Anonymous artist loses case against greeting card firm over use of Flower Thrower mural, UNHCR and IOM say 200 rescued people urgently need to get off Banksy-funded ship. The anonymous graffiti artist Banksy is the latest to join in the trend of pointing out that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was the son of a Syrian migrant. This summer, his temporary “bemusement” park in Weston-Super-Mare featured an installation of boats filled with bodies. Young Steve was brought up by Paul and Clara Jobs, and the rest is history. In the face of sentiment abroad that countries should reject refugees from the ongoing conflict in Syria, the fact that Jobs was, in fact, the son of a Syrian migrant has struck a key with activists on the Internet.