Viewing the Emergent City and Its People

City Beautiful: Resisting Demolition (via Encountering Urbanization)

A different kind of street art – urban displacement and social unrest have always been manifested in street art

City Beautiful: Resisting Demolition This week's City Beautiful was inspired by photographs from's story of a village in Hong Kong that had protested relocation to make way for high-speed rail infrastructure. With new buildings and infrastructure for expanding  cities come human costs, which often go unheard (and sometimes uncompensated). Below are a few images from artists who perhaps didn't halt demolition, but did make some noise.    –Amy Hong Kong – After two yea … Read More

via Encountering Urbanization


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