Rata Virus, a Chilean street artist known for his particular technique of engraving the wall surface, or tattooing the walls as he likes to call his work. His works have great expressive power and are always linked to the spirit of the place. Rata also likes to play and experiment with visual illusions and how the eye perceives, The artist prefers not to talk about himself, he just wants to say that he has generated a great love for Naples and identifies with the passion of this city together with the ancient archeological cities such as Castellammare di Stabia and Pompei.
Maradona, for Rata Virus, represents a symbol of revolution, understood positively, the power of change, and the redemption of one's social position.
“Forza Napoli, this mural is dedicated to all the revolutionaries in the world. This work of art carved with a drill uses the ruins of archaeological cities destroyed by Vesuvios as a context, to portray the most beloved and important god of Naples (Maradona). Santa Maradona is the finished work of art consisting of two sculpted murals. "- Rata Virus
Maradona, per Rata Virus, rappresenta un simbolo di rivoluzione, inteso positivamente, la forza del cambiamento e del riscatto della propria posizione sociale.
”Forza Napoli, questo murales è dedicato a tutti i rivoluzionari del mondo. Quest'opera d'arte scolpita con un trapano utilizza come contesto le rovine delle città archeologiche distrutte dal’eruzione del vulcano, per ritrarre il dio più amato e importante di Napoli (Maradona). Santa Maradona è l'opera d'arte finita composta da due murales scolpiti. " – Rata Virus