In Pictures: Hong Kong artists burn custom-made political paper offerings for ghost festival
A group of Hong Kong artists gathered in Prince Edward on Tuesday night to burn custom-made paper offerings to honour the traditional Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival. Some artistic pieces included miniature protest gear and a “ballot box” in solidarity with the city’s pro-democracy movement.A Winnie the Pooh effigy was also spotted, a reference to Chinese leader Xi Jinping, whose appearance as been compared to the cartoon bear.The annual street art event titled “On Fire” was curated by the C&G Artpartment, a local art space founded by artists Clara Cheung and Gum Cheng. Cheung told HKFP on Wedne...
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