The Art & Culture Outreach (ACO) bookshop in the Foo Tak Building, Wan Chai. ACO manages spaces in the buildings let at below market rate to emerging artists and grass-roots organisations. Photo: Tory Ho

Hong Kong building that’s a hotbed of political thought amid the protests, and how cheap rents allowed artistic community to flourish there

  • Flats let at below-market rates to emerging artists and community activists have transformed a Wan Chai block. Critics have labelled it a base for rioters
  • Public-policy researchers, an artists’ collective, and an online publisher talk about what they do in the Foo Tak Building in Wan Chai
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The Art & Culture Outreach (ACO) bookshop in the Foo Tak Building, Wan Chai. ACO manages spaces in the buildings let at below market rate to emerging artists and grass-roots organisations. Photo: Tory Ho
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If you are concerned about being monitored, anti-surveillance make-up confuses facial recognition algorithms.

Fashion fights facial recognition systems via garish make-up, face-printed T-shirts, punk hair extensions

  • If you can bear your face resembling a Picasso painting – swirls, odd shapes, primary colours – wearing strategic make-up can foil facial recognition algorithms
  • Alternatively, try decoy T-shirts and dresses printed with facial features, or a hairpiece with spikes or a fringe obscuring the top half of your face
Topic |   Beauty

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If you are concerned about being monitored, anti-surveillance make-up confuses facial recognition algorithms.
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