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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Microblog justice can be too harsh

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial Microblog justice can be too harsh Tourists have been scrawling their names on noteworthy objects since the dawn of travel. Young mainland boy Ding Jinhao was following the well-worn, but unlawful, practice years ago when he scratched chara ...

  2. News - China

    Graffiti on Chinese embassy in US may be protest against land seizures

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 05:31pm by Vicky Feng

    ... Vicky Feng vicky.feng@scmp.com Graffiti believed to refer to forced land seizures in China has appeared on gateposts of the Chinese embassy in the United States. The person responsible for the graffiti is not known. “Chai”, the Chinese character meaning “demolition”, was written on the embassy’s two gateposts in bluish-black paint on Wednesday morning. The graffiti was later removed ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong has food lovers aplenty, but where are its art lovers?

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 12:27pm by Kelly Yang

    ... removed in less than two months. While I don't condone graffiti, I want our city to offer more free and spontaneous creative opportunities. In California, where I grew up, the streets were ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    Vancouver’s finest dining experience costs C$2.95, and goes easy on the irony

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 01:08pm by Ian Young

    ... for C$2.95. Add C$1 for a coffee. For this reason alone, Bon’s Off Broadway is a graffiti-covered institution. Located in East Vancouver, one block from the east-west Broadway thoroughfare, ... photo of 1990s Aussie pop stars Jason Donovan and Peter Andre. Then there is the graffiti. In Bon’s, even the graffiti is covered in graffiti, ranging from the scatological to the philosophical. ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 22, 2014

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:35am by LETTERS

    ... how many people have noticed the mosaics in Central by the famous French street artist Invader, such as the girl in a red dress on Ladder Street. It is seen by some as a form of graffiti ... including a local graffiti artist, to say that the government does not understand the meaning of public art. I think they are right and we saw this in the past when they removed the work of graffiti ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 18, 2014

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 04:39am by LETTERS

    ... Wong Tai Sin   Graffiti is often just an act of vandalism I refer to the letter by Swanie Chung (" Government should respect street art ", March 13). I fully agree with the government's decision to remove graffiti, tags and what some people call street art. One should not forget that these "street artists" are defacing public or private property, without ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 7, 2014

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:40am by LETTERS

    ... to walls. This can pose a potential threat. In Fanling, I see some government boxes containing electric cables and telephone exchange boxes all having a sign saying, "No Graffiti is Allowed". There is a reason for this, because the engineers don't want paint leaking into the boxes and causing a short circuit. Also, with some people, graffiti is a manifestation of mental ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 27, 2014

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:45am by LETTERS

    ... habits and how they can change their ways. Darren Tang, Tai Po   Good street art should be treasured The government has been removing graffiti from parts of the city. A number of citizens have said that officials should allow some of this graffiti to remain if it is unique and, for example, represents part of our collective memory. It seems ironic that, on the one hand, ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 28, 2014

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:54am by LETTERS

    ... of "safety" is bogus. I find it ironic because some of the mosaics were in areas where there is other graffiti. For example, the ones in Queensway (near the Bank of China) were metres away from ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 13, 2014

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:31am by LETTERS

    ... in West Kowloon, yet the removal of street art by officials poses a serious threat to the healthy growth of arts and culture in the city. Works like Pac-Man and graffiti represent a form of art ...




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