The flag of Malaysia (also called the “Jalur Gemilang” painted on a wall along Madras Lane, George Town.
Today (31 August) marks the Merdeka Day or Hari Merdeka of Malaysia. This is the 58th national day since Malaysia’s independence in 1957.
Malay Street Ghaut is an extended area and road of Malay Street. The Malay Street itself was reportedly named after a Malay village located around the Acheen Street Mosque.
The facade of an old three-storey heritage townhouse at Malay Street, George Town.
A large mural depicting the face of a bearded man painted by UK artist Gabriel Pitcher in conjunction with the Different Strokes street art festival held in Penang a couple of months ago. This art work can be found at Muntri Street, George Town.
A typical street scene of Stewart Lane, George Town.
Formerly known as Bridge Street, this road was renamed as C.Y. Choy Road (or Jalan C.Y. Choy) in the 1980s in honor of the third and last mayor of George Town. During his tenure as a mayor in the 1960s, Choy was reportedly also known as the “Quiet Mayor of George Town” due to his low profile, until the Federal Government discontinued the local elections for cities.
Behind the mural painted by Alexface in Nagore Mews is a stencil art work from UK street artist CodeFC. This stencil mural seems to feature a camera-like artillery or cannon.
For this street art location, please go HERE.
You may also find several of CodeFC’s works scattered across George Town.