A still from Weather Report: Liquefied Sunshine, by Luke Ching, part of a timely exhibition at Blindspot Gallery in Hong Kong that alludes to the recent anti-government protests in the city. Photo: Kishi Lui

Artists’ reflections on destructive power of nature take on new meaning after Hong Kong’s summer of protest

  • One was struck by water pouring through a shopping mall roof, and by police using water cannons, the other by the fate of trees flattened by Typhoon Mangkhut
  • Both blend video footage and everyday objects in a way that compels reflection on current events in Hong Kong and what it means to be a Hongkonger
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A still from Weather Report: Liquefied Sunshine, by Luke Ching, part of a timely exhibition at Blindspot Gallery in Hong Kong that alludes to the recent anti-government protests in the city. Photo: Kishi Lui
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Hong Kong protest art: meet the student leading the defiant design team

‘Our goal isn’t to challenge the Communist Party, just to defend our own rights and autonomy,’ says man behind the iconic bloodstained bauhinia flag that became the symbol of the 2019 Hong Kong protests

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