The Manifesto Expert (A Playful End)

       He is obsessed with writing manifestos, in the hopes that his words would be as widely disseminated and influential as the Communist Manifesto or the Surrealist Manifesto. He dreams of being called upon to draft forwards for the myriad translated editions of his work: “Now, in 2012, just as in 1848, a new historical era is about to begin…”

       He says: “People think that manifestos are the sunlit expressions of courage, when in fact they are the midnight distillation of regret. Manifestos are the proof that we transgress by day, and repent by night.”

                                                                      (Excerpts from Hu Fang: 16 Experts)