A building owned by Jackaline Chow at 180 Tai Nan Street, Sham Shui Po and painted by Okuda from Spain for the HKwalls event. ‘I love beautiful things,’ says Chow of the decision to donate the builiding for the festival. Photos: Tessa ChanA building owned by Jackaline Chow at 180 Tai Nan Street, Sham Shui Po and painted by Okuda from Spain for the HKwalls event. ‘I love beautiful things,’ says Chow of the decision to donate the builiding for the festival. Photos: Tessa Chan
A building owned by Jackaline Chow at 180 Tai Nan Street, Sham Shui Po and painted by Okuda from Spain for the HKwalls event. ‘I love beautiful things,’ says Chow of the decision to donate the builiding for the festival. Photos: Tessa Chan

WATCH: Street artists transform one of Hong Kong’s oldest neighbourhoods, Sham Shui Po

HKwalls, Hong Kong’s own grass-roots art festival, is bringing new life to Sham Shui Po, and hopes to give people a new reason to visit a district known for cheap rents, fabric stalls and electronics. But what will the neighbours think?

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A building owned by Jackaline Chow at 180 Tai Nan Street, Sham Shui Po and painted by Okuda from Spain for the HKwalls event. ‘I love beautiful things,’ says Chow of the decision to donate the builiding for the festival. Photos: Tessa ChanA building owned by Jackaline Chow at 180 Tai Nan Street, Sham Shui Po and painted by Okuda from Spain for the HKwalls event. ‘I love beautiful things,’ says Chow of the decision to donate the builiding for the festival. Photos: Tessa Chan
A building owned by Jackaline Chow at 180 Tai Nan Street, Sham Shui Po and painted by Okuda from Spain for the HKwalls event. ‘I love beautiful things,’ says Chow of the decision to donate the builiding for the festival. Photos: Tessa Chan
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