Hong Kong Lucida

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Street Exhibits at Admiralty

This is getting obsessive, I know. But I can’t help but think it’s important to document these sites.

They aren’t going to be here forever.

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I think these are supposed to resemble corpses, indicating that the protesters would be waiting here till they die.

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An installation of a protester.

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(Very) rough translation: Respect Hong Kong’s right to decide.

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The umbrellas.

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The hope of a generation.

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A closer look.

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Another installation. There were many of these on the road.

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Learning from history and literature – is it possible to argue against the above banner?

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Umbrella revolution – a work in progress.

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The writing on the wall.

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A minion!

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A balloon with inverted umbrellas.

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Message behind bars.

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There are so many banners.

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The people continue to speak.

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Still waiting.

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Building a community.

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If I’m not wrong, that’s the traditional practice of using a slipper to slap a picture of your enemy.

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That’s a pretty strong statement.

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That’s what it’s about.

Thanks for reading!



Camera: Contax TVS II

Film: Fuji Venus 800





8 comments on “Street Exhibits at Admiralty

  1. lupitatucker
    November 11, 2014

    I really enjoy these photos of the protests in Hong Kong. Thank you for sharing them!!

  2. philosophoenix
    November 11, 2014

    Reblogged this on Being Southern Somewhere Else and commented:
    More Umbrellas. I also think it’s important to document these events, to take note of the visual language of protest and the means by which cultural values, subject to generational shift, are expressed through a variety of media.

    • eddietay
      November 11, 2014

      Thank you for reblogging and sharing the post! 🙂

  3. hiMe
    November 11, 2014

    Please know that my friends and I and all those Vietnamese refugees who had fled Vietnam are on your side. Moreover, my Chinese blood make my heart aches!

    • eddietay
      November 11, 2014

      Many thanks for your kind sentiments!

  4. thenervoustraveller
    November 11, 2014

    I’m really intrigued by every post you make with photos from Hong Kong. I’m glad you’re documenting this and sharing it with us all 🙂 In Australia there’s been nothing about this protest for weeks.

    • eddietay
      November 11, 2014

      Thanks! This is history in the making.

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