From buskers to off-key karaoke singers: The public space debate at the heart of Mong Kok’s pedestrian zone

Years ago, Hong Kong’s artists and public space advocates hailed Sai Yeung Choi Street South — the strip of public space that stretched through the heart of Mong Kok — as vibrant grounds for buskers, acrobats, and street photographers. Later, however, the pedestrian zone was taken over by singing and dancing not unlike that found […]