Lawmaker Chan Kam-lam said 'Works that are indecent, vulgar, political and insulting are not works of art'. Photo: Dickson Lee Lawmaker Chan Kam-lam said 'Works that are indecent, vulgar, political and insulting are not works of art'. Photo: Dickson Lee
Lawmaker Chan Kam-lam said 'Works that are indecent, vulgar, political and insulting are not works of art'. Photo: Dickson Lee
Alice Wu
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Opinion

Alice Wu

Hong Kong's artless politics

Alice Wu says that a lawmaker's absurd remark that art should be politics-free only reveals the sorry state of our artless politics

Lawmaker Chan Kam-lam said 'Works that are indecent, vulgar, political and insulting are not works of art'. Photo: Dickson Lee Lawmaker Chan Kam-lam said 'Works that are indecent, vulgar, political and insulting are not works of art'. Photo: Dickson Lee
Lawmaker Chan Kam-lam said 'Works that are indecent, vulgar, political and insulting are not works of art'. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Alice Wu

Alice Wu

Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008. Alice's daily needs include her journals, books, a multi-coloured pen and several lattes.