IMAGES OF RESISTANCE
A Visual Essay

Image 1 - Umbrella 2.0 - The Second Mean

Umbrella 2.0 - The Second Meaning

墨式Ztain

 

CONNECTIVES

Social Collectivity

Symbols

Umbrella

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Image 2 - Victoria Park Vigil 2020.jpg

VICTORIA PARK VIGIL 2020

 

Hongkongers defy police ban to commemorate Tiananmen Massacre victims at Victoria Park on June 4th, 2020

Photo: Dominic Chiu.

 

CONNECTIVES

Collective Memory

Diffuse Power

Fearless Speech

Social Collectivity

Symbols

Graffiti in the Streets of Hong Kong

- I’m happy that I resist with you

- me too

 

CONNECTIVES

Creative Power 

Slogans - Shout

Strategies of the Oppressed

Image 4 - Demonstrators_ Gear 2014-2019.

Comparison between demonstrators’ gear in 2014 and 2019

Source: South China Morning Post

 

CONNECTIVES

Creative Power

Strategies of the Oppressed

Symbols

Umbrella

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Image 6 - Terror in the MTR.jpg

Time / Terror on the MTR

@Viroraptor

 

CONNECTIVES

Social Collectivity

State Violence

Strategies of the Oppressed

Image 7 - Student Boycott.jpg

Student Boycott

 

On September 2019 thousands of university and school students boycotted the first day back to classes to back up the movement. 

Photo credit: AP

 

CONNECTIVES

Fearless Speech

Slogans - Shout

State Violence

Students

Symbols

Image 9 - Crimson June.jpg

Crimson June

賴品妤

 

CONNECTIVES

Censorship and Erasure

Creative Power

State Violence

Symbols

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ARRESTEES SHOUTING OUT THEIR NAMES

CONNECTIVES

Censorship and Erasure

Slogans - Shout

Social Collectivity

State Violence

Strategies of the Oppressed

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Image 10 - Every year 10_1, we will only

Every year 10/1, we will only remember this shot

Yu~

 

CONNECTIVES

Censorship and Erasure

Collective Memory

State Violence

Image 11 - Break into Legislative Counci

Breaking into the Legislative Council 

Photo Credit: 報導者 The Reporter

 

CONNECTIVES

Creative Power

Fearless Speech

Social Collectivity

Strategies of the Oppressed

Symbols

Umbrella

Image 12 - Ms. Ng by my little airport o

Ms. Ng

My Little Airport

 

CONNECTIVES

Creative Power

Fearless Speech

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Image 13 - Blackout Artist Statement.jpg

Blackout

Author: Ip Pui Pui 

 

CONNECTIVES

Censorship and Erasure

Creative Power

Strategies of the Oppressed

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image 14 -Lennon Wall near Sai Wan Ho MT

 Lennon Wall

 

CONNECTIVES

Creative Power

Fearless Speech

Global & Local

Collective Memory

Slogans - Shout

Social Collectivity

Strategies of the Oppressed

Symbols

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Image 15 - Paper over the cracks.JPG

Paper Over the Cracks 

Giraffe Leung Lok-hei 


CONNECTIVES
Censorship and Erasure
Creative Power
Collective Memory
Strategies of the Oppressed

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Image 16 - Light hiding in the dark.jpg

Light hiding in the dark

Jaffe Tse

 

CONNECTIVES

Creative Power

Slogans - Shout

Image 17 - Lady Liberty Hong Kong.jpg

Lady Liberty Hong Kong

Photo Credit: Studio Incendo

 

Lady Liberty was a 3-metre statue designed collectively by users from the LIHKG forum. The original statue is currently missing but 3D models are freely available online.

 

CONNECTIVES

Creative Power

Global & Local

Social Collectivity

Symbols

Image 18 - Yellow Raincoat.jpg

Yellow Raincoat

Bowie Martyr and united artists

CONNECTIVES

Creative Power

Fearless Speech

Slogans - Shout

Strategies of the Oppressed

Symbols

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Image 19 - HSBC Lion 1st Jan 2020.jpg

Set alight and paint-splattered lion and graffiti outside HSBC Headquarters, Central, Hong Kong, 1 January 2020 

Photo Credit: John Batten
 

CONNECTIVES

Global & Local

Collective Memory

Non-Verbal Communication

Slogans - Shout

Symbols

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Image 20 - Umbrellas vs Tear gas.jpg

Umbrella Tactics

Photo Credit: Reuters/Athit Perawongmetha

 

CONNECTIVES

Creative Power

Fearless Speech

State Violence

Strategies of the Oppressed

Umbrella

Image 21 - Funeral of freedom.JPG

Hong Kong Protest Signs - “Funeral of Freedom”

Photo credit: Reuters

 

CONNECTIVES

Fearless Speech

Slogans - Shout

Social Collectivity

Strategies of the Oppressed

Image 22 - Anti-ELAB Protest, 12 June 20

Anti-ELAB Protest, 12 June 2019

Anonymous artist

 

CONNECTIVES

Creative Power

Collective Memory

Social Collectivity

Umbrella

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Image 23 - Anti-ELAB banner, 1 July 2019

Anti-ELAB banner, 1 July 2019

Anonymous artist 

 

 

CONNECTIVES

Fearless Speech

Slogans - Shout

Social Collectivity

Strategies of the Oppressed

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Image 24 - A young couple on a bicycle h

A YOUNG COUPLE ON A BICYCLE HIDE FROM CHINESE SOLDIERS IN A TANK OVERHEAD DURING THE TIANANMEN SQUARE PROTESTS

CONNECTIVES

Censorship and Erasure

Collective Memory

Fearless Speech

Social Collectivity

State Violence

Strategies of the Oppressed

Symbols

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Image 25 - We Never Forget.png

We Never Forget

Anonymous artist 

 

 

CONNECTIVES

Creative Power

Fearless Speech

Collective Memory

State Violence

Strategies of the Oppressed

Symbols

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Image 26 - The Therapist.jpeg

The Therapist

墨式Ztain

 

CONNECTIVE

Creative Power

Collective Memory

Symbols

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Image 27 - Laser Pointers.jpg

Laser Pointers

 

CONNECTIVES

Censorship and Erasure

Creative Power

Non-Verbal Communication

Social Collectivity

Strategies of the Oppressed

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Image 28 - Lady Justice.jpg

Hong Kong Lady Justice Final Sale

Photo Credit: Yvette Wong Lok Yee

 

CONNECTIVES

Creative Power

Fearless Speech

Global & Local

Social Collectivity

Symbols

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