Focus topics

Badiucao – cartoonist with many enemies

Badiucao hält sich ein Auge zu
Artist Badiucao takes on Beijing.

Be it the imprisonment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang or the umbrella protests in Hong Kong: Shanghai-born artist Badiucao transforms political events into brutally provocative pop art. The 35-year-old has already been called the “Banksy of China.” The comparison with the British street artist makes sense insofar as Badiucao’s messages are so distinct that they also make for good graffiti and demo posters.

Continue reading now

Get 30 days of free access to the Decision Brief to read these and more quality news every day.

Are you already a guest at the China.Table? Log in now


    Andreas Risch – home in two different worlds
    Johann Fuhrmann – ‘China has a genuine interest in dialogue’
    Feng Yitong – drawing local history
    Clauß Essers – a lawyer with robust optimism