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Graffiti

It's a rap as the legendary MC Yan shows off his graffiti skills to give new twist to famous cognac

Hong Kong's rap royalty gathered at the Beijing Club last week for a show celebrating a special edition of Hennessy VSOP cognac.

Local rap group 24 Herbs shared the stage with MC Yan for a raucous performance.

Thursday, 10 February, 2011, 12:00am

Political survivors

It's telling how artists Cheng Yee-man and Clara Cheung Ka-lei marked their engagement in 2004: they donned traditional Chinese wedding outfits and joined the annual July 1 protest rally as a piece of performance art.

14 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Kaws: Passing Through (exhibition)

Touted as this generation's Andy Warhol, visual artist Kaws came to Hong Kong last week to kick off his Kaws: Passing Through exhibition at Harbour City.

10 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

The can-do spirit

Street artist Prairie has one simple message for the people of Hong Kong: release. This tag can be found across town on walls, pillars, phone boxes and right under the nose of security cameras.

2 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Street shooters

Start From Zero

2 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Concrete blossoms

Life has been coming up roses for Michael De Feo - or flowers, anyway. The artist made his name in the 1990s by pasting thousands of prints of a solitary flower around the streets of New York, which quickly became part of the city's vast urban iconography.

20 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Creating your identity

The Arts Ambassadors-in-School Scheme is organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. It encourages students to take their passion for the arts beyond the campus and into the wider community. The ambassadors will take part in a series of arts programmes during the school holidays.

25 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Protests that go up against the wall

In a winter marked by rallies and protests, young people unhappy with Hong Kong's government are taking to the streets in more ways than one.

In the past year, Hong Kong's street artists have left their mark with posters, stickers and stencil graffiti attacking some of the city's prominent politicians and business people.

21 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Letters

Aspirations for a city with cleaner air

The Hong Kong government has been paying lip service to the problem of climate change. For example, it has designated only 18 government buildings for a carbon footprint study.

24 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

'If you arrest me you must charge the government'

Graffitist Joel Chung Yin-chai came out fighting yesterday as he faced possible prosecution for defacing calligraphy painted on a Kennedy Town wall by the late 'King of Kowloon', Tsang Tsou-choi.

If he was to be arrested, Chung said, so should government employees who covered up other work by Tsang over the years.

12 Dec 2009 - 12:00am