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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.

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