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Art and similar interventions in public space. Coverage moves outwards from Singapore through Asia to the rest of the world. Like nothing else, the idea of "public art" exposes the contradiction inherent in our ideas of "the public" and of "art".

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Saturday, October 17, 2009
  Have you ever wondered what Singapore would be like, if positive thinking and encouragement were part of the national psyche?
Read Common People's fascinating interview with low-profile, legal graffiti public artist and national cheerer-upper JJ. A wonderful intervention into Singapore's public space, whether its taxi interiors or lift-lobbies. The project is a bit like Bookcrossing, in that people receiving these post-it messages can go to JJ's blog to report on their impact. Well spotted CommonPeople (as usual).

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