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CAPS! 2019: Graffiti and Street Art with Zero Faizlyana Ismail Art Coordinator Princess Elizabeth Primary School I have always been interested in graffiti and street art. When I was a secondary school student, I filled my student handbook with tags. A tag -- a stylised personal signature, is the most basic form of graffiti. When STAR revealed the list of artists who would be featured in CAPS! 2019, I immediately recognised Zulkarnaen Othman, who goes by his moniker, Zero. With little hesitation, I jumped at the opportunity and signed up for the Artist Talk and accompanying workshop. Key Takeaways Through the talk by Zero, we had an insight on the history of urban and street art, how it had grown and transformed globally as a universal art form. He also shared more about our community’s perception towards 58 59