Colourful farewell to 38-year-old school hall

Our school hall is going to be rebuilt at the end of this year. The hall has been there for 38 years. It symbolises our motto: integrity and universal love.

Thursday, 29 November, 2001, 12:00am

Growing problem

There have been letters in these columns in the past regarding the increasing incidences of graffiti on our streets. Unlike other parts of the world, this has been a fairly modest problem in Hong Kong.

No doubt the authorities have investigated, although it is fair to assume that due to the anonymity of the act, the success rate of detection is not high.

9 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Young talent sees the medium as a way of expressing his thoughts and feelings

It is almost dawn and 22-year-old graffiti artist Spoon is heading towards his destination with a member of his crew and several cans of spray paint.

The young artist, who (understandably) prefers not to give his real name, is the youngest member of the first local graffiti group CEA (Chinese Exhibition Association).

8 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Art for the people

BUSINESS ANALYSTS may call it a high-risk venture. Their friends may describe it as their new hangout. But for Wilson Chik Wai-chi and Betty Cheung Man-yee, the two partners of the Meli-Melo Artists' Alliance, an informal association of multi-media art enthusiasts, it's the realisation of their vision to bring art and the community together.

2 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

School receives hate-faxes

The principal of the Japanese International School in Tai Po told police the school had received six anti-Japanese militarism faxes over the weekend. On August 16 red graffiti denouncing a perceived revival of Japanese militarism was found at the school entrance.

28 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Young painters get creative with graffiti

More than 1,000 young people from primary, secondary and special education schools and organisations, together with 50 artists, have created the world's longest graffiti painting on a construction hoarding at the Victoria Park.

Comics 1000 Fun, organised by the Philippe Charriol Foundation, aimed to help youth develop an interest in art.

29 May 2001 - 12:00am

Tag lines

Delinquent designers make a statement this season, scrawling, scribbling and spray-painting garments with day-glo graffiti. Their inspiration: 1980s icons, including Stephen Sprouse, who made his mark on Louis Vuitton's spring/summer collection.

29 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Young people try their hand at graffiti

A series of summer workshops gave teenagers a chance to express themselves through graffiti.

A graffiti workshop was one of four free courses at the 'Clean & Clear 903 Hong Kong Secondary Student Hand-in-Hand Union'.

Other workshops on offer were modelling, hair-styling and breakdancing.

18 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Activities set to bring out the best in youth

Secondary school students have been given an opportunity to put their summer vacation to good use in a number of special activities.

Clean & Clear and Commercial Radio 2 have jointly launched the 'Clean & Clear 903 Students Hand In Hand' campaign.

21 Jul 2000 - 12:00am


Visual arts exhibition: CityU Gallery, 6/F Amenities Building, City University. Tel: 2634 0339. 10am-7pm. Until June 25. Free.

2 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Graffiti strike

Workers removed graffiti scrawled on the base of the flag pole outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

17 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

Try Lion City

In response to D.S. Sewell's letter concerning 'life-threatening passive smoking' in Hong Kong's restaurants (South China Morning Post, May 5), may I suggest a move to Singapore is in order.

10 May 1999 - 12:00am

Fluid dynamics: engineering an artform for the future

WHEN Japan's Kyoto University started offering courses in high polymer chemistry in the early 1960s, Ichi Ikeda saw a promising future for the technology and became part of the country's first batch of students to undertake research in the field.

28 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Eye in the sky spots dangerous structures

The dramatic use of aerial photographs is beginning to have a positive effect in the Buildings Department's fight against unauthorised building works.

Au Choi-kai, chief building surveyor, said the pictures, taken at half-yearly intervals across Hong Kong, had helped reduce the number of legal wrangles the department has had with owners.

1 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

'McDonald's is Muslim' slogan as graffiti artists try to insure against ruin

The cheapest form of insurance policy in Indonesia these days is written in spray paint across the front of your property.

These are desperate measures for desperate times.

Wracked by city-wide looting sprees, Jakartans try as best they can to deflect the mob from their home or business by proclaiming their religious or political affiliation to the rioters.

19 May 1998 - 12:00am