In just under a week, we plastered up posters around campus and began to hand out yellow ribbons and ask for signatures to show solidarity with the protestors.
After a group of climbers/protesters hung a huge banner from Hong Kong's famous Lion Rock, I created a quick second animation to chronicle their adventures.
I met up with Iris when I was in Berlin in 2015 and she told me that reactions were positive and my animations brought a bit of humour out among the many darker films.
I restricted this conceptual redesign to a tablet size, as protesters and their friends and family were the target audiance, many of whom own tablets in addition to mobile phones
The news page lays out the stories in a much more open, infinitely-scrolling view, with the most current or most important called out at the top. Twitter was commonly used to report real-time on the protests, so I included an auto-updating feed on the right of the page.