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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

About a year and a half ago, I saw this documentary in my AH 111 class here at CSUSM. In that class, we looked more at his design for the Beijing National Stadium known as the Birds Nest. 186 more words


Ai Weiwei is China’s most famous international artist and its most outspoken domestic critic. Against a backdrop of strict censorship and an unresponsive legal system, Ai expresses himself and organizes people through art and social media. 175 more words

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Portrait of the artist as a political dissident - Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

Ai Weiwei is perhaps China most famous contemporary artist. His works have been exhibited in galleries across the world and he has quickly garnered a huge following that elevated him to what could be described almost as a rock-star status in the West. 568 more words



This week we time travel back to 2012. When the world was calmer, the air was fresher and the films were slightly, SLIGHTLY, more original. 34 more words


'Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case' explores Chinese artist's conceptual protest against autocratic regime

It has been almost two years since Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry hit theaters (read my review). For a comprehensive film on the Chinese dissident artist who was so open to expressing himself both artistically and personally there was one part in the film that felt chillingly obscured. 667 more words


What I Contain

To the perpetually plain, the incurably inane,
A glass can only spill what it contains!”



The other day my sister got a Netflix account and gave me her account information. 278 more words

A rare visit with Ai Weiwei, China's loudest rebel

The subject of the smartphone photo was one of the most prosaic imaginable: a cat, drinking from a stone trough. The man behind it, however, was… 1,846 more words