A public art project in London Chinatown had drawn controversy over a line of poetry that was to be projected. Some suggest the original verse could be interpreted in a vulgar way. The artist backed down in face of pressure and altered the content of the illumination.
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Kelvin CHAN

Location code CLP.05.09.19
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English

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public art

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19 Sep 2005

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South China Morning Post, 19 Sep 2005, p. A8

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London Chinatown Lantern Festival Art Project Deemed Distasteful