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Disobedient Objects DIY tear gas mask guides used in Ferguson and Hong Kong protests.

 

This was pretty exciting – the ‘how to’ guides from the exhibition fed back into movements and got used by people protesting in Ferguson against police killings, and then in Hong Kong’s democracy protests, all while the show is still open. The masks spread as a way for people to protect and care for each other.

There’s a blog that tells the whole story here.

And my co-curator Catherine telling the short version on radio 4 here, where you can also hear from someone using one in Ferguson.