Occupy Central: A Festivity

Occupy Central is, of course, a political protest.

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But┬ámore than that – it is a festival.

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A celebration of a city becoming itself.

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A joyful gathering of sorts.

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Everyone has a message to share.

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The world is here – judging from the different languages.

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So many dreams and hopes, so much energy.

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The children are here.

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There is music. This is a celebration.

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Though there’re reminders of how serious this is, as a protest.

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Remember what the umbrellas are for.

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Marx: “Philosophers have interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to change it.”

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The students, the future, have spoken.

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Now it’s time to figure things out.

 

Camera: Leica M6;

Lens: Voigtlander Nokton Classic 35mm F/1.4;

Film: Ilford XP2 400.