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London Graf

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I wonder how much the local authorities tolerate / encourage the work?

A quick 48 hours in London to catch up with some old friends and reacquaint ourselves with the old city. Tacita Dean @ Tate Modern Man I wish I had made it to seeĀ Fiona BannerĀ at Tate Britain though. Brick Lane Graffiti

Hong Kong Welcoming Comittee

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After a taxing week in Shanghai on business, I busted down on a whim to visit Tanja and Michael in Hong Kong, who had moved a few days earlier. A perfect blend of hanging out on boats, swigging beer, munching great food and generally catching […]

Lil’ Sis in Town

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One of the advantages of my sister Eleanor’s job is that she has relatively regular travel to Asia, and I was lucky enough to host her third trip to the island a week or so ago, which was just awesome. On top of just hanging […]

We Come in Peace

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OK – one for Thomas in Berlin at Stylewalker, following up the last Grafitti Taipei post … Not sure about the quality, but for once there is certainly a political message and I am pleased to see an Asian theme. To fill everyone in, last […]

Mathematical Graffiti

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I spotted these calculations outside a building site in the south of Taipei. Obviously, some brickies needed some quick sums doing on their construction work, so they picked the panel on the gate to the site, leaving a great photo op’ for me. And spot […]

Grafitti in Taipei

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For me, Grafitti is not simply defacement of public property, but an intrisic part of urban culture – a reflection of the city, and a barometer for its political climate, sense of humour, tolerance and a thousand other things that people feel the need to […]