Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Never Sorry

Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei's self initiated atelier complex was recently demolished because it "didn't comply with the regulations"– according to Chinese authorities. When did good art ever comply with regulations?? The teaser below gives some insight into 'tofu' construction practices that most probably lead to the earthquake disaster, as well as the fine line between activism and art in Ai Wei Wei's practice. The second clip shows the studio before and after demolission.

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