Asphalt and umbrellas

This week I have been thinking about the role the pavement can play in our thoughts and feelings about particular places and times in our lives. Long after the Hong Kong pro-democracy protest is over, and whatever the outcome, the gritty surface of the city’s public spaces will figure largely in the memories of the people who took part. The asphalt has been a major player in the drama of the so-called Umbrella Revolution.

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Slate.com

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NBC News

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The Telegraph (UK)

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The Telegraph (UK)

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The Telegraph (UK)

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Global Grind

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Protestors themselves remove slogans and graffiti from the street. Getty Images

 

 

 

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