Visual Struggle

  • Daniel GarrettEmail author


This chapter initiates more deeply the discussion of the visuality of street-level visual struggles and their salience for the Hong Kong experience. It introduces several examples of how image bite, image event, and image politics are manifested in subaltern Hongkongers’ counter-hegemonic resistance to the local and mainland regimes while vitally remaining part of the cultural and symbolic fabric of “one country, two systems.”


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.City University of Hong KongKowloonHong Kong SAR

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