15 Dec Trapo

Emulsion lift on Papemelroti chipboard – An archival photo of the young activist and student at Ateneo University, Edgar Jopson, rallying fellow classmates to protest Martial Law. He was later killed for his beliefs by government forces.

“…In enforcing martial law, our most difficult task did not lie in immobilizing the enemies of the state, although that in itself constituted a formidable task. Rather, it lay in giving a social dimension to all our efforts, so that the energies otherwise spent to spread anarchy and chaos could be transformed into a peaceful and productive force for the making of meaningful reforms.”