Hong Kong Political Graffiti & Buff 2019

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Author: Mr A
A Japanese citizen who was arrested on 31 August 2019 in Wanchai, Hong Kong after being caught up in the disturbances of the pro-democracy protests.

Size: A5 / 68 pages
Language:Japanese with English and Chinese Translate

※SETOUCHI ART BOOK FAIR 2020 ZINE AWARD Judges’ Special Award

The Author have been photographing erased graffiti buff for several years, and when he discovered that many political graffiti from the protests in Hong Kong had been updated, he was mistaken for a protester and arrested when he went to photograph them.

He have now anonymously created a zine with a record of his arrest and photos of political graffiti that appeared on the streets of Hong Kong from August to December 2019.

After the publication of this zine was covered by the Hong Kong Newspaper Apple dairy, he was informed that the Hong Kong police had decide not to prosecute the case.