Be Water, as in Liquid Public Space

Learning from Hong Kong’s 2019 Protests

Urban infrastructure and handmade signs: functions and meanings of public space transformed by guerrilla signs. (Photo by Jeff Hou)
Lennon Walls transform ordinary spaces in Hong Kong into sites of everyday resistance. (Photo: Jeff Hou)

Media X Public Space

Malls X Public Space

The Level 3 Atrium at the New Town Plaza in Sha Tin. (Photo by Jeff Hou)

Affect X Public Space

Violence X Public Space

Photos of mob attack and police brutality posted on a sky bridge. (Photo by Jeff Hou)
Pictures of LegCo break-in juxtaposed with comments on a Lennon Wall at the University of Hong Kong.
Pictures of LegCo break-in juxtaposed with comments on a Lennon Wall at the University of Hong Kong.
Pictures of LegCo break-in juxtaposed with comments from both sides of the movement on a Lennon Wall at the University of Hong Kong. (Photo by Jeff Hou)

People X Public Space

Learning from the Liquid Public Space

A sky bridge in Causeway Bay transformed by a Lennon Wall into a political space. (Photo by Jeff Hou)

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I am a scholar-activist who explores bottom-up placemaking, public space and democracy, and civic urbanisms.

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