In late September, thousands of Hong Kong students boycotted classes and took to the streets. Protesters have held mass rallies and sit-ins across the city for weeks, demanding full democracy in the 2017 election of the territory's leader. But barricades and megaphones are not the only tools being used to pile pressure on the Chinese government. AJ+ follows three people deploying a different tactic: art.
Kyle is rushing to create a canopy of tear-gas-stained umbrellas above the occupied streets. Vangi builds low-cost houses in a city desperate for affordable homes. And Yanyu uses calligraphy to comment on the political system she dreams of changing. Will their art help shape their city's future?