Interview With Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Man' Statue Artist

A statue, dubbed “umbrella man”, was erected by local artist Milk in the Admiralty area of Hong Kong. The protests in Hong Kong have become known as the ‪#‎UmbrellaRevolution‬ as protesters used umbrellas to protect themselves from rain, pepper spray and tear gas. This video shows an interview with the 22-year-old artist, who says the statue symbolizes “freedom and peace”. Credit: YouTube/Shoko Hachiya