Day: May 11, 2017

A Ruin of Heritage

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An old and ruined townhouse in George Town.

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Penang Street Art (The Rotan Cane Sculpture)

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This steel rod art sculpture can be found beside the wall of a rattan shop in Chulia Street, George Town. The caricature depicts a mother buying a rattan cane while a boy was hiding behind the bush, for fear of the cane (or locally known as “rotan”). The rattan cane was commonly used as a ‘disciplinary tool’ back at home and in school during the old days.

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