Hong Kong street art: how Wan Chai is being transformed as graffiti gains acceptance

//Hong Kong street art: how Wan Chai is being transformed as graffiti gains acceptance

Hong Kong street art: how Wan Chai is being transformed as graffiti gains acceptance

Walls sprayed with slogans, stencils and scenes don’t just affect the aesthetic value of a city – they can also inspire cultural shifts.Just as the original “Lennon Wall” sprang up in Prague in the 1980s, as citizens behind the iron curtain voiced their dissent through art, Hong Kong now has its own walls covered, in messages of support for the extra­dition bill protests. And similar to the Hong Kong streets and plazas taken over by neon Post-it notes, the Czech Lennon Wall is periodically…

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