The mysterious graffiti artist Banksy revealed his name years ago: Robbie.
In a newly revealed BBC radio recording from 2003, the presenter asks Banks: “Is your name Robert Banks?” Banksby, “Robbie” he replies.
It is possible to hear Banksy’s voice in the Radio 4 broadcast.
street art ‘myth’It is unknown who Banksy is.
In 2019, ITV news channel claimed that it had discovered an interview with Banksy in 2003 in its archive. This is known to be the only face-to-face interview with Banksy. The ITV news includes a speech by the artist that lasts 35 seconds. During this conversation, he is wearing a baseball cap and the lower part of his face is covered by a T-shirt; only his eyes, eyebrows and forehead can be seen.
Other easily accessible sources about Banksy are his Instagram page and website, his Oscar-nominated documentary, ‘Wall and Track’ His autobiography titled (Wall and Piece). Banksy appears in his documentary as a hooded silhouette with a distorted voice.