Bird's Nest: Ai Weiwei in English (beta)

Untitled


About Us

Community-based translations of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei (@aiww) into English. We do not represent the artist.

Join our translation and fact-checking volunteers! We're looking for translators and experts in Chinese art and culture. Our contributors come from all parts of the world, with different levels of experience in Chinese language and contemporary art and culture. See our full list here.

Using Our Translations

Except where stated, all posts to Bird’s Nest (both translated tweets and editorial comments) are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License to the individual translators. Learn more here.

Learn More


Cited In









Please Note

The views expressed on this blog are solely those of Ai Weiwei and the individuals he quotes or retweets. We do not represent the artist, his views or his opinions, and while we make every effort to ensure accuracy in translation, we cannot guarantee it; we are simply providing this site as a service for English speakers.
Tagged fake
Thank you RT //gejian747: //aiww Hello auntie Love. I have received your repayment, thank you very much indeed! Thank you!





RT //fakecase:【FAKE Repayments】On February 25th 2013 17 repayments totalling 10653 Yuan were made. Among which 10 repayments totalling 5000 Yuan were made with Alipay, 6 repayments totalling 5133 Yuan were remited by post and 1 repayment of 500 Yuan was wired through the bank. As of today a total of 17 006 repayments totalling 4 747 894 Yuan have been made. //aiww #FAKE-Repayments





Aiweiwei Studios' Documentaries - download collection - https://t.co/MRIJGvKO





Southern Weekly just published "10 most influential lawsuits in China in 2012". Your mother's cunt, no [mention] of the FAKE tax case. The case in China's history involving the most creditors, judicial corruption and framing. To read and understand China, read Southern Weekly. Grass Mud Horse. Pretentious bastards, Southern Weekly go to hell.





Smallest amounts first - Ai cashes back to his supporters




RT //fakecase [Repayment Day Three] On October 31. 2012 821 payments totalling 4689.20 Yuan was made. In three days a grand total of 1779 payments have been made, totalling 6096.6 Yuan. 89 payments were unsuccesful because the creditors' accounts "have not been activated". Adding up the 70 payments that have already been made, total repayments add up to 2,517,148 Yuan. //ai





http://t.co/Ggku3BPO





FAKE tax case, explanation of current debt situation and payback plan https://t.co/jwVF1mkN





Let him go bankrupt first. RT //inkfisherman: I want to know how I can lend money to Teacher Ai //aiww





FAKE Ltd. is no more,“the actual controller” is still here.





RT //iChinadian: Ai Weiwei firm to be closed down by Chinese authorities http://t.co/1vYH1omI by //TaniaBranigan #China //Aiww #AiWeiwei





RT //freeaiwwblog: Ai WeiWei loses the battle, but wins the war http://t.co/kxUaLhOI //aiww via //Phaidon #freeaiww





necessary RT //daofeichang: This year's catchphrase appeared before its time: We lose a battle to win the war. //aiww 【Last year's phrase was: The creditor era is here,time really goes by fast】





RT //wufake: British The Guardian:Ai Weiwei's studio to be closed down by Chinese authorities. Chinese officials said this weekend they were removing Fake Cultural Development's business license because it had not met annual registration requirements. http://t.co/JVxZK2dU





I said two sentences in court, I asked the presiding judge, are you a party member? I said: Disgrace, you will all be remembered.