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  1. All the city's a canvas as taggers have their spray

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... in North Point. Police crackdowns on the practice have reportedly caused lawbreakers to spray-paint in Shenzhen, where enforcement against vandalism is thought to be more lax. Nevertheless, fresh ... of graffiti. Each case would be judged on its own merits according to the situation and evidence collected,' the officer wrote in an e-mail. Criminal damage cases with a motive of vandalism have ...

  2. Graffiti blurs line between art and vandalism

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anecdotal evidence seems to indicate graffiti is on the rise in our city. People are generally in two minds about it. Certainly, young people should be encouraged to express themselves. Graffiti, by being spontaneous and a little subversive, is all the more interesting and appealing to young people. But is it art or vandalism? Even if a piece of graffiti has artistic merit, it can ...

  3. local culture

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the internet and try to figure out what messages they carry. 2 Graffiti is sometimes regarded as vandalism and is illegal in many countries. Take a look at the debate, and search for court cases involving graffiti art. What is your position on this issue? Think about where we should draw the line between art and vandalism. ...

  4. Taking art and words to the streets

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... for 'vandalism' is less strictly enforced. A widely misunderstood art form, graffiti has a long history, and over the past few decades it has been nudging its way into the mainstream, ... people's minds, it is simply a form of vandalism, historically graffiti helped spread ideas long before the invention of commercial printing. In ancient Greece and Rome, people wrote stories ...

  5. 'If you arrest me you must charge the government'

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... vandalism cases to the police, a bureau spokesman said. Chung has also recently removed the top layers of paint bearing Tsang's calligraphy from two pillars of an archway leading to a Buddhist ...

  6. letters

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... it as vandalism. I believe that graffiti is a form of art. It brings colour and originality to our lives. I'm not talking about making it legal, but I don't think graffiti artists should ...

  7. FYI: What is latrinalia?

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... Cave in France, earning them the Ig Nobel Prize in archaeology. When done without the property owner's consent, grafitti is considered vandalism. Nevertheless, different schools ...

  8. Police told of campaign to spoil street art

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow A friend of the late 'King of Kowloon' reported the weekend vandalism of one of his calligraphic works in Kennedy Town to the police yesterday after three sites in Kwun Tong were painted over on Wednesday. Lau Kin-wai, a friend of Tsang Tsou-choi since 1992, said he hoped that by reporting the case to the police he could stop the dozen or so remaining ...



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