Beijing artist Ge Yulu put his name on an unnamed road a few years later as part of an art project. His name can also be read as Gu Yu Street in Chinese. Photo: Handout Beijing artist Ge Yulu put his name on an unnamed road a few years later as part of an art project. His name can also be read as Gu Yu Street in Chinese. Photo: Handout
Beijing artist Ge Yulu put his name on an unnamed road a few years later as part of an art project. His name can also be read as Gu Yu Street in Chinese. Photo: Handout

How do China’s streets get named? One student finds out after online maps mistakenly pick up on his prank

Art student Ge Yulu put his name on anonymous street as part of an art project – and the name stuck

Topic |   China Society
Beijing artist Ge Yulu put his name on an unnamed road a few years later as part of an art project. His name can also be read as Gu Yu Street in Chinese. Photo: Handout Beijing artist Ge Yulu put his name on an unnamed road a few years later as part of an art project. His name can also be read as Gu Yu Street in Chinese. Photo: Handout
Beijing artist Ge Yulu put his name on an unnamed road a few years later as part of an art project. His name can also be read as Gu Yu Street in Chinese. Photo: Handout
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