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  1. 'Bunees' egged on by graffiti artists

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Celia Yu

    ... Celia Yu Ten children dressed as rabbits joined two internationally known graffiti artists yesterday, spraying brightly coloured paint around a Kwun Tong shopping mall. But no one objected ... to turn a graffiti wall into a mural with an Easter theme. Six-year-old Michelle Kwan painted an Easter egg and a small flower on the wall. She said she had never drawn graffiti before. ...

  2. Writing's on the wall in graffiti artists' own warehouse space

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... Six Keyz has evolved [rapidly],' says Drift. The result of their efforts can be seen in today's exhibition, titled Burn, by New York graffiti artists Pen1 and Drift. The men decline to reveal their real name or identities because of the sometimes subversive and illegal nature of their work (public graffiti is still forbidden by law in Hong Kong). 'It's also nice ...

  3. Hong Kong artists get in on the graffiti action

    Posted Sep 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai KS, a 23-year-old freelance designer, has been doing graffiti since Form Five. 'At first, I found it a thrilling experience because I was breaking the law. But as I learned more about the history and meaning of graffiti, I didn't see it as vandalism.' Some artists create graffiti to convey social or political messages, while others want people ...

  4. New graffiti kings

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... the words are pretty artistic and have a resemblance to graffiti painted by 'King of Kowloon' Tsang Tsou-choi. ...

  5. Lantau's path to wisdom is beset with fungus, cracks and graffiti

    Posted Sep 29th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... one graffiti artist who had carved his name into the wood. They alerted the Architectural Services Department. Along with the classic calligraphy, the poles now feature lichen and fungus, ...

  6. Graffiti artists take on greedy landlords

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Paggie Leung

    ... with Andrew Sun, additional reporting by Paggie Leung Hong Kong's notoriously small flat size is the theme of a new installation by a group of anonymous street graffiti artists called ST/ART. 450 sq. ft. is the exhibit starting July 1 at the idN Gallery (5-9 Gresson Street, Wan Chai). It explores discontent with greedy landlords and shoebox apartments. 'The rent of my ...

  7. Spelling it out

    Posted Sep 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Lau Kit-wai At first it was seen as vandalism. Now it's called art. Graffiti art first surfaced in New York's Bronx district. It now influences youth culture all over ... at Agnes b. CINEMA! at the Hong Kong Arts Centre on September 29 at 7.30pm. The film looks at graffiti in cities around the world, from New York to Barcelona. It also features interviews ...

  8. Street art film draws on reality

    Posted Sep 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai A FILM about graffiti art will show how this medium has influenced youth culture around the world. The documentary, Next: A Primer on Urban Painting, will be screened at the Hong Kong Arts Centre on September 29 at 7.30pm. It is directed by Montreal-based Pablo Aravena, who travelled around the world for two years to record a variety of graffiti paintings. Besides ...

  9. Launch of key anthology

    Posted Aug 25th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... of a street art festival and will create a couple of 3D anamorphic paintings on the footpath of Portland Street. In addition to Stum, there will be group of young graffiti artists working on a Great ...

  10. What's On

    Posted Sep 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... FILM TRACES HISTORY OF GRAFFITI ART Next: A Primer on Urban Painting, a documentary about how graffiti art has influenced youth culture around the world, will be screened today at 7.30pm at the Hong Kong Arts Centre. Filmmaker Pablo Aravena travelled to many cities, including New York, London and Tokyo, to document different graffiti styles. The film traces the development ...




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