File our top STREET STORY 10-09-15 under the heading of back to the future. What happens when the experts use the power of government tell the people where the road will go and what they can do about it. Well in this case even though it took em 50 years the people closed the road and have a celebratory feast.
Calling all street artists —
Invader, Banksy others, so far remain silent —
The landscape of freedom may be shrinking before our eyes as the street artists of Hong Kong increasingly find themselves alone. Their actions constitute a Hong Kong street art challenge. What our answer is, will forever define our generation.
New Shanghai culture law, Hong Kong watching —
Streets entertainment shining brighter in NY and Korea –
The Busking 10-27-14 report goes to China, Korea and Brooklyn. The last story about the girl band from Korea will be mentioned first because this band is so good. The second Busking 10-27-14 story is the about the Decemberists. They are currently adding their pedigree to…
Umbrella, new Hong Kong pro democracy symbol –
Why the Umbrella Movement —
The Umbrella movement began when the people brought their umbrellas to the pro-democracy protests. It started as an accessory of protection from sun and rain. Now it is a symbol of protection from government control. A symbol of hope, to protect them as they seek the more tangible rights of freedom.
The art today Mar 23 report –
Artists planning public spaces, creating activist art and being defamed in China, –
You would think they would let this guy out of China so that we can go back to playing computer games –
The Art today Mar 23 lead story is about State repression for Ai Weiwei. They just won’t let this guy out to travel the world and visit his famous artwork. Shepard Fairey has…