Why Do People Deface Art?
Ajim Juxta, Artist
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The defacing of the “COVID-19 Heroes” mural in Shah Alam earlier this week has sparked strong criticism from both Netizens and the authorities. But why do people turn to vandalising or defacing artworks in the first place? We discuss the psychology and politics of defacing art.
Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
Produced by: Sharmilla Ganesan
Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek & Juliet Jacobs
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