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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    French artist Invader brings his works to the streets of Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 05:33am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Artistic invader of the urban space covers the city In a city of protests, French street artist Invader is an unlikely 40-something rebel with a cause. His works in white-walled galleries can fetch upwards of HK$3 million, but it is the 3D mosaics featuring his signature motif- a Space Invader alien from the seminal 1970s arcade game- which he creates ...

  2. News - China - CULTURE

    For animal rights activist, dog meat fight extends beyond summer festival

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:32am by He Huifeng

    ... meat". Dozens of tables line a short downtown stretch locals call "dog meat street". It's served stewed, roasted or sliced up with hot pot. At about 90 yuan (HK$113) a kilogram, ... restaurant in the county is Jichang. Its walls are covered with photographs showing local officials treating guests. "Many tourists across Guangxi come here for our dog meat," one employee ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Artist hits back after 'invaders' destroyed

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:23am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in games from the 1970s and '80s. The street artist is represented by galleries in Europe and Japan, and his artworks have been displayed in white-walled galleries, museums and institutions. ... calligraphy on lampposts, utility boxes, walls and pillars throughout the city. "I knew Hong Kong was very strict with art in the streets and that the government removed nearly all of the King ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Plug pulled on Pac-Man again

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 06:47pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... original creator- lives on, the local arts community says. With its latest removal from the same Tin Hau wall, the street art of tiles featuring characters from the iconic arcade game Pac-Man has fallen victim twice to the government's efforts to "keep the streets safe". The authorities first moved in on the creation, by French street artist Invader, in February. Members ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    The day the government gobbled up Pac-Man

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by Vivienne Chow

    ... suppressed- by government workers taking orders to keep public areas free from street art. The mosaic of tiles featured characters of the iconic arcade game Pac-Man and graced a wall along King's Road near Fortress Hill until it was removed recently. The image was the work of French street artist Invader, who, in his words, "invaded" the city last month, creating more than 35 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    'King of Kowloon' Tsang Tsou-choi's surviving street art threatened

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by JENNIFER NGO AND VIVIENNE CHOW

    ... Jennifer Ngo and Vivienne Chow Surviving graffiti street art at risk While a graffiti work by the "King of Kowloon" has made its way to a public museum, one of the last remaining authentic street works by Tsang Tsou-choi is slowly decaying, its future still a muddle. The beleaguered panel of Tsang's unmistakable black-ink calligraphy appears on the exterior metal doors ...

  7. News - China - CULTURE

    With ‘Confucius cuisine’, they cook to order

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 04:37pm by AFP

    ... into plastic sleeves. On the wall hangs a C rating from the sanitation bureau. Meanwhile down the street the luxury Shangri-La hotel – where dishes run as high as 680 yuan – boasts an artistic ... – one of many hole-in-the-walls in Qufu advertising authentic traditional dishes – serves Confucius Residence Tofu for 30 yuan (HK$38) and egg soup for five yuan. Their version of “Book of Odes ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Old buildings get new lease on life

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... in Sheung Wan, the Journalism Education Foundation- which will be setting up a "News Expo" at the site- hopes to integrate it with the redevelopment project on Wing Lee Street behind ... revitalisation scheme to use the venues while preserving their features. The three groups' representatives yesterday outlined their plans for Haw Par Mansion, the Bridges Street Market ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Temporary cover shields graffiti by 'King of Kowloon' Tsang Tsou-choi

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com A board is placed over Kwun Tong doors that are among artist's four surviving street works Temporary cover protects King of Kowloon graffiti A temporary structure has been installed to protect one of the remaining pieces of street art by late graffitist Tsang Tsou-choi, dubbed the "King of Kowloon". The frame covers decaying ink ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - CULTURE

    King of Kowloon's graffiti to appear in new M+ museum

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Legendary figure who took his calligraphy to the streets is finally given art world's seal of approval with one of his works to go on public ... figure who died in 2007. Tsang left a legacy of graffiti on lamp posts, pillars and walls around the city that was derided- and often painted over- by officials, even though his work was praised ...




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