including a video interview with Ai Weiwei
posted on Art in the Parks
published on June 19th, 2014 in the Huffington Post
"If you let the people have the voting ticket, I’ll shut up."
by Austin Ramzy
published 29th of April, 2014
on Arts Beat/ New York Times
published on World Intellectual Property Review
April 29th, 2014
In a secretly shot short sci-fi directed by Jason Wishnow Ai Weiwei makes his acting debut playing a water smuggler.
posted April, 8th 2014 on China Digital Times
by Samuel Wade
by Alastair Sooke
April, 2nd 2014
"German supporters of Ai Weiwei, one of China’s most famous political dissidents, urged Berlin on Wednesday to demand the return of the artist’s passport before an exhibition of politically-charged works in Germany’s capital.”
An interview with the artist and activist.
The original appeared in the german print issue of the magazine ‘Der Spiegel’ on January 13th, 2014.
Following the article last week in the Sinosphere section of the New York Times Ai Weiwei lets us know how he feels about a country he loves but can not leave.
31th of Dec, 2013
New York Times
Since three years now the Chinese authorities hold back Ai Weiwei’s passport and keep him from travelling.
His protest comes in form of an installed bycicle outside his compound presenting a daily bouquet of fresh flowers until he his given back his freedom to travel.
published in The New York Times
on Dec 27th, 2013
During the question and answer session of a public talk of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New York the there present and livestream audience had the chance to ask the Dalai Lama questions Ai Weiwei posed his asking wether the Dalai Lama would expect returning to his native homeland Tibet.
The excerpt of the Dalai Lama’s answer was published today, Oktober 21th, 2013 on the website of his office in Dharamsala, India.
Ai Weiwei and Tsering Woeser have collaborated on a book called ‘Immolations in Tibet: Shame of the World’.
Ai Weiwei designed the cover art for the book in which Tsering Woeser tries to shed light on the reasons behind the self-immolations in Tibet.
A French-language first edition was published on October 17th, 2013.
published by Jonathan Kaiman
on October 17th, 2013
in The Guardian
Ai Weiwei in an interview with Jian Ghomeshi is sharing info about his art projects, his daily routine and how he is coping with his experiences during detention
on CBC Radio
from Sept. 4th, 2013