Boxing Day, December 26, 1968
1968年12月26日,節禮日(聖誕節翌日)

Archival ink prints, 52 x 82 cm, 2018

 

Photographed in black and white film on December 26, 2018, at Mei Sang House, Shek Kip Mei Estate.  

On December 26, 1968, a 27-year old man with mental illness attempted to assault his mother and three police officers with a chopper at Block 28 of the Shek Kip Mei resettlement estate (where is Mei Sang House today). A team of riot police was sent later and a round of teargas was fired in order to capture him for hospital for further examination. 

2018年12月26日以黑白菲林攝於石硤尾邨美笙樓。

1968年12月1日在石硖尾徙置區第28座(即今日美笙樓位置)一名27歲患有精神病的青年男子手持菜刀,追斬其母親及三名警員。警方隨後派出一隊防暴警察,並向男子施放一發催淚彈,把男子制服及送往醫院檢查。