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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE

    Graffiti artists show Work in Progress

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung A major street art exhibition brings graffiti in from the cold, writes Vanessa Yung Off the wall LATE ONE NIGHT outside Somerset House in Quarry Bay, Victor Ash stands on a hydraulic lift platform, spraying paint on the wall of the second-floor balcony. The Hanging Falling Graffiti Artists, which looks as if four men are clinging on the edge of the balcony, is one ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Handover graffiti project questioned by street sleepers

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Street sleepers were forced out by government subway art project for handover anniversary Bureau's graffiti a sore point for homeless In an unusual move, the Home Affairs Bureau has used an anti-establishment art form- graffiti- to promote pro-Beijing messages on the handover anniversary. The graffiti was painted on a purpose-built wooden hoarding ...

  3. For graffiti artists, the writing's on the wall

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau helene.franchineau@scmp.com Love it or loathe it, graffiti seems to be a dying art in Hong Kong. In a city of seven million people, active graffiti artists estimate ... see as mere vandalism. Asia's foremost graffiti competition wrapped up in Taiwan yesterday with about 2,000 artists in attendance. Since 2008, the event has attracted teams from nine ...

  4. Benoit 'Revert' Ollive, urban artist

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is a mixture of contemporary graffiti and architecture. Where I'm surfing: I like to keep an eye on Behance, Ffffound, Graffuturism, All City Blog, Pinterest and Tumblr to stay in touch with graphic design and graffiti news. I also spend a lot of time on my own website (graphicfury.com). Revert's first solo Hong Kong exhibition opens at The Space on June 14 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Graffiti artists spray it around in battle to be lord of the walls

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... Saturday. In its indoor gymnasium, five teams of youth in hip hop gear, armed with spray paint and ink markers, engaged in fierce battle- graffiti style. It's all part of the first regional graffiti competition jam called Wall Lords. It's hard to believe there's never been a contest of this kind before, but it's true. Local qualifiers will be held in five cities: ...

  7. Shek O artist's splash of colour dashed by the graffiti busters

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... graffiti. The brightly coloured artwork, Keep Shek O Beautiful, was painted by village artist Ray Yip on March 14 on slope works at the junction of Shek O Road and Cape D'Aguilar Road. ... it was responsible for the slope in Shek O and, although it was not the body charged with enforcing the law against offenders who produced unlawful graffiti, as a general practice it would arrange to clear ...

  8. This week's question: What single item would you bring if you were to start a new life of poverty under a bridge? Batteries and chargers are included

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... College A spray can, for the obvious reason: to paint graffiti. Living in poverty is never easy- the experience would no doubt spawn a lot of anger and anguish. Graffiti provides a way to channel these negative emotions. It would also allow me to share my experiences and thoughts with the world, expressing them in vivid images. Finally, I could make money out of it. Graffiti is so popular now ...

  9. Island inspiration

    Posted Jun 06th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Name: Jon Perello (JonOne); Age: 43; Occupation: Graffiti artist Young Post: How did you become a graffiti artist? Perello: Having grown up surrounded by arts, I've been sensitive to culture since I was a child. In the late 1970s, I began to do graffiti works. I never thought that I could make a living as an artist. When I was 24, I sold my first drawing ...

  10. Summer classes at the Warehouse

    Posted May 27th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... Michelle Chan Break-dance and graffiti fans take note. The Warehouse Teenage Club is spreading street culture this summer. The organisation will be offering break-dance workshops, graffiti ... practise the move wearing a helmet. And, he added, you soon get used to it. For the less athletic, 18-year-old Tim Yam will be teaching graffiti skills. Like Li, Yam has indulged in his hobby ...




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