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  1. Graffiti a thought-provoking art form which is widely respected

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... their support for the artist. Among all the voices, the graffiti designed by Chin Tangerine, the young female artist, speaks the loudest. Sadly, we have Agnes Tam ('Graffiti protest inappropriate', April 27) suggesting that such graffiti should not be allowed in our city. Should we curse or praise Chin? I regard her as a brave young painter. Ms Tam suggested that, instead of painting ...

  2. New crop of pro-Ai Weiwei graffiti appears

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Phyllis Tsang Graffiti and stencil drawings in support of detained artist-activist Ai Weiwei spread further across Hong Kong during the Easter holiday, with former supreme leader Mao ... to use a unit better known for investigating rapes and murders to help find out who created graffiti in support of Ai. Police received four reports of criminal damage between 2am and 5am ...

  3. Pair arrested over Ai Weiwei graffiti

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung Eastern district councillor Tsang Kin-shing, and former Kwun Tong councillor Lam Sum-shing, both League of Social Democrats members, were arrested yesterday on suspicion of criminal damage while teaching people to spray paint graffiti of detained mainland artist Ai Weiwei on the ground in Sai Yeung Choi Street, Mong Kok. They were released on bail. Ai-related graffiti ...

  4. Ai's arrest crossed a line, says graffiti artist

    Posted Apr 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Christopher Dewolf and Phyllis Tsang A fugitive street artist at the centre of a police investigation into a rash of graffiti which has appeared across the city depicting detained mainland ... is involved in something no worse than criminal damage-especially at a time when the force is suffering from a lack of manpower in its detective ranks. The graffiti has appeared in locations across ...

  5. Police investigate new Ai Weiwei graffiti

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The investigation was launched after a report was lodged by police who found the graffiti at about 10am yesterday during a routine patrol. 'There was graffiti on the pillar under the footbridge... ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Finding a voice in art

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh In response to the arrest of renowned Beijing artist and activist Ai Weiwei last month, graffiti of the artist's face have been popping up around Hong Kong. The identity ... gathered news stories, including reports about Ai, and asked each of her students to produce stencil graffiti on a topic. The students' creations were then painted on the school's walls. ...

  8. Hundreds march in support of detained artist Ai Weiwei

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the protesters was the young artist known as Chin Tangerine, who is wanted by police for spraying 'Who's Afraid of Ai Wei Wei' stencil graffiti around the city last week. 'This ... as an architect turned artist. 'This kind of disappearance could be a foreshadowing of what is to come. This could happen to Hong Kong. Look at what's happening to the graffiti girl [Chin ...

  9. Artists to hold shows in support of Ai Weiwei

    Posted May 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and graffiti campaigns in his support over the past weeks- some in defiance of police warnings. 'The difference between Hong Kong and mainland artists is that we can still tell the truth,' ...

  10. The buzz

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the investigations into the street art by the West Kowloon Regional Crime Unit, which usually probes only the most serious crimes. Of course, graffiti art is illegal, but as the Article 23 anti-subversion ...



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