Just over four years ago during the autumn of 2014, I visually documented parts of what was termed the ‘umbrella revolution’. Irrespective of which side of the political fence you sit on, these months were undeniably significant in terms of the impact on Hong Kong’s political and social landscape. In the midst of the protests and polarised emotion from ‘pro’ and ‘anti’ camps, a group of students decided to express their support for the protests in a simple way: to run.
I was there and captured this simple act of support and expression through running as the group weaved through the tents and crowds that had brought Admiralty to a standstill. Here are the images from that evening: