‘Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times’ spray painted at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, in Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

Political graffiti was as common to ancient China as it is to Hong Kong

  • Subversive messages and slogans, whether carved in rock or sprayed onto buildings, carry the same spirit of defiance
  • During the Qin dynasty, a purportedly prophetic meteor was discovered, although the engravings were decidedly earthly
‘Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times’ spray painted at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, in Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
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