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Crowdfunder Launched For A Keith Flint Mural
Christian Eede , August 5th, 2021 21:59

The mural will be created to coincide with World Suicide Day next month

A Crowdfunder page has been set up to raise money for a new mural depicting The Prodigy's late frontman Keith Flint.

The artwork, which would go up on Beechwood Road in Hackney, London, will be completed to coincide with this year's World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10. The date is also a week before what would have been Flint's 52nd birthday. You can support the fundraising effort here.

Commissioned by Headstock, the UK's largest festival promoting mental wellbeing, the mural is intended to promote the free mental health support texting service, Shout 85258. A post shared via the Crowdfunder page says the money raised will allow Headstock to pay mural artist Akse P19 and his support crew, as well as cover any "hard costs such as scissor lift hire, Public Liability Insurance, Pavement Licence and Health & Safety management."

Keith Flint died on March 4, 2019. It was subsequently confirmed that he took his own life.

In the UK, Samaritans can be contacted here or you can call on 116 123. Other suicide helplines around the world can be found here.