For the Love of Cats

Every day is Caturday in George Town. George Town - a UNESCO World Heritage site in Penang, Malaysia - is known for its colourful and interactive street art. The street art scene is so popular that some would argue it rivals Penang's all-time favourites - cendol (cold, sweet, coconut-based drink) and char kway teow (flat-rice … Continue reading For the Love of Cats

Street Art in Italian Cities

Exploring Italy’s urban side through its street art and graffiti can be enlightening, and even surprising - something I learned during my recent trip. A former slaughterhouse doesn’t sound like an attraction especially in a city like Rome where there are grander monuments, museums and galleries to keep you busy. Campo Boario, located in the neighbourhood of … Continue reading Street Art in Italian Cities

Once a rebel

Graffiti and Street Art is evolving from its illegal and perhaps misunderstood beginnings. Once seen as an act of rebellion, its presence in the urban landscape is now celebrated. One Sydney graffiti artist epitomises that transition and he is not looking back. Up-close with Phibs Phibs got into graffiti as a schoolboy. “At the time it was … Continue reading Once a rebel