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Alphawood foundation presents world-famous artist and dissident ai weiwei in conversation with melissa chiu, director of the smithsonian's hirshhorn. An interview with ai weiwei on brick | a version of this conversation was broadcast on “wachtel on the arts” on ideas on cbc radio one in. Artist, designer, architect, author, publisher, and curator: ai weiwei (b 1957) is a truly 21st–century creative, influential across a variety of media during his. Ai weiwei is a chinese contemporary artist and activist his father's (ai qing) original surname was written jiang (蔣) ai collaborated with swiss architects.
Ai weiwei: never sorry examines the complex intersection of artistic practice and social activism as seen through the life and art of china's preeminent. Sydney biennale review – ai weiwei anchors rewarding show that ai weiwei in sydney: 'the refugee condition is a human condition' – video.
Known as one of the world's most provocative artists, ai weiwei (chinese, b 1957) creates work that boldly confronts contemporary political and social issues, .