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  1. Ai Weiwei backers project graffiti image onto landmark buildings

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... crimes like murder and rape, in the investigation of pro-Ai graffiti. Some reports said the police had received as many as 30 complaints of criminal damage. But lawmaker and former Bar ... Lee Siu-kwong yesterday said police had a duty to investigate the graffiti as they had received more than five complaints from property owners. '[The investigation] has nothing to do ...

  2. A political poster that is beyond satire, and another that falls victim to it in graffiti form

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... bystander in the cat-and-mouse game between political graffiti artists in support of mainland jailed artist Ai Weiwei and Hong Kong police. Someone painted over an official poster (below) of Tse ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. The 'King of Kowloon' deserves better than this

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... People may disagree about the artistic merit of the graffiti of the late Tsang Tsou-choi, better known as the 'King of Kowloon'. Whether it is the work of an unbalanced mind ... graffiti was in poor condition- therefore it was considered 'inappropriate' to take protective measures to preserve it. Instead, it was considered better to just take pictures of it. ...

  5. More of the King of Kowloon's brushes with fame to go on show

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Previously unreleased work of Hong Kong's best-known graffiti artist, the King of Kowloon, will be unveiled next month. Most of the ubiquitous scribblings of Tsang Tsou-choi- ... Street Calligraphy Exhibition' at Telford Plaza, will show items such as paper lanterns, glass jars for Chinese medicine and other items spruced up with the King's graffiti. Also ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... professor, department of social work and social administration, University of Hong Kong Sad truth about muddled graffiti It is preposterous that 'King of Kowloon' Tsang Tsou-choi's graffiti is lauded as valuable calligraphy that represents a vestige of Hong Kong's art and culture. Bits and pieces of the graffiti have been dressed up and auctioned as if they were ...

  7. HK$101,000 paid for 'King of Kowloon' piece

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A 30cm terracotta warrior statuette with a sample of the 'King of Kowloon' Tsang Tsou-choi's trademark graffiti was auctioned for HK$101,000 yesterday ... 'It shows that many people rank the work of this Hong Kong graffiti artist highly,' the charity group said. The figure and other Tsang exhibits can be seen at Telford Plaza, Kowloon Bay, ...

  8. The 11th Microwave International New Media Arts Festival- Luminous Echo

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Artists from around the world present digital works, performances and videos that explore light and sound, including Beijing's electronic duo FM3 (above), the US Graffiti Research Lab and local Web designer Henry Chu. Also features seminars, artists' talks and workshops. Various venues and times. Inquiries: www.microwavefest.net. Ends Nov 18 ...

  9. The fine art of showing dissent

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... were investigating only because of complaints from property owners, the involvement of such a squad in an investigation into graffiti raised eyebrows. It created a perception that the police ... was breached when an activist projected the artist's image, in what is called 'flash graffiti', onto the PLA barracks in Admiralty. A garrison spokesman said no one could paint ...

  10. PLA in warning over Ai Weiwei image stunt

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with the words 'Who's Afraid of Ai Weiwei?' was projected earlier this week using a film attached to camera flash. The 'flash graffiti' was also beamed briefly onto other ... Ming' who claims on the social networking site Facebook to be responsible for the projected images could not be contacted last night. The 'flash graffiti', which has been uploaded ...




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