“Placemaking” Penang’s Public Art

By Nicole Chang

February 2018 FEATURE
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While street art invigorates George Town, someone needs to ensure that it is tasteful, at the very least.In recent years, Penang has become famous for its creative street art. The eclectic murals, sculptures and art installations definitely upgrade Penang’s cityscape. The state government has been supportive of this. But when concerns about rampant unauthorised murals appearing within the George Town World Heritage Site (GTWHS) were raised, something had to be done. After all, this new phenomenon may affect the city’s...

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Nicole Chang

has just completed her PhD programme at the Department of Development Planning and Management, School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia.


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