Chinese Tourist Damages 3000-Year-Old Temple in Luxor

Originally posted on Egyptian Streets:
The carving reads “Ding Jinhao was here.” A Chinese tourist damaged a 3,000-year-old site in Luxor causing outrage in China and Egypt after photographs taken by an embarrassed Chinese tourist were publicly shared on Chinese social media. The tourist carved “Ding Jinhao was here,” while visiting Luxor in Egypt. Chinese…

ART, NOT GRAFFITI (29-May-2013)

Lately I’m thinking that urban art installations say so much more than ‘Ollie’ the local graffitist’s facile tags, scribbled on this town’s back laneway fences.  They slander my child’s school hall and insult the volunteers each morning at the back door of Vinnie’s recycling centre.  I’d love to recycle them into the exploration of the […]