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ART STUDENT TO REMOVE GOLD PLATED STAIRCASE ART PIECE. RIP, CREATIVITY

The art student who wrapped part of a staircase at her HDB block at Jalan Rajah has told reporters that she will remove the art work, despite getting praises from netizens. HDB and the Town Council had indicated that the art work is not lawful.

The student, Priyageetha Dia, insisted that she did it as an art piece, and not as an act of vandalism. The Town Council having said that the installation was unlawful, had nevertheless delayed washing of the particular staircase during the usual block washing, stating that they did not want to destroy the art piece, giving time for the student to remove it.

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DISHONEST DUO STEALS PHOTOGRAPHER'S PHOTO, RIPOFF PEOPLE & SELLS IT FOR $6000

First, I want congrats myself because the ‘pirated copy’ of one my picture was valued at S$ 6,000.00. Hence, I think the original copy could worth tens of thousands.

That was a happy morning on the 5th of November 2015, I was browsing Yahoo News and this title caught my attention - Singapore to hold first large-scale wildlife art exhibition. I click in and view on those very beautiful animal art works, and shockingly I saw my picture there, what the…..by 2nd looks, it was not picture but was a pencil artwork. (See this for reference https://sg.news.yahoo.com/photos/singapore-to-hold-first-large-scale-wil...)

The Artist named Ying Cai (or Cai Ying), exhibition organizer was Mandala WildLife Arts, and Ying Cai is also the co-founder of Mandala.

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Pussy Riot fine with not winning art award here since their political objective is achieved

Members from dissident Russian music/art collective Pussy Riot say they did not have trouble coming to Singapore to attend the inaugural Prudential Eye Awards, which were held on Saturday night at Suntec City Mall. They were in town because their work was nominated in the digital/video category of the awards, but they did not win. They say not winning does not bother them the least bit. "We are people who engage in social issues and political activism. Art is a means through which we can speak. This is a good chance for us to meet with you, to visit Asia, and to make contacts here.'"

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