New cats mural by Ever Siempre in Villa Crespo

Ever Siempre has painted a new mural in Villa Crespo, Buenos Aires incorporating cats and communism. Photos by Buenos Aires Street Art.

Mural featuring nine cats and portrait of Karl Marx (photo © BA Street Art)

The Argentine street artist said he was amazed by the by amount of YouTube viewers who like to watch and upload videos of cats. Ever Siempre noted that there are 34 million videos featuring cats on YouTube while in 2014, two million videos of cats were uploaded receiving 26 million views.

Mural completed by the Argentine street artist last week (photo © BA Street Art)

Mural relating to cat videos online (photo © BA Street Art)

Ever Siempre quoted a study entitled ‘Emotion, regulation, procrastination and watching cat videos online’, saying that after seeing videos of cats on the internet, people feel better “in a more positive frame of mind and with more energy.”

Feel good factor (photo © BA Street Art)

Cat call (photo © BA Street Art)

All photos by Buenos Aires Street Art

Check our our interview with Ever here

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