Ai Weiwei


Ai Weiwei is a renowned artists all over the world. From architecture to installations, social media to documentaries, Ai uses a wide range of mediums as expressions of new ways for his audiences to examine society and its values. Recent exhibitions include: Ai Weiwei at the K20/K21 in Dusseldorf, Ai Weiwei: Resetting Memories at MUAC in Mexico City, Ai Weiwei: Unbroken at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto, Ai Weiwei: RAIZ at Oca in São Paulo, Ai Weiwei: Life Cycle at the Marciano Art Foundation in Los Angeles, Fan-Tan at Mucem in Marseille among many more. Ai was born in Beijing in 1957 and currently resides and works in Berlin. Ai is the recipient of the 2015 Ambassador of Conscience Award from Amnesty International and the 2012 Václav Havel Prize from the Human Rights Foundation. Ai has made numerous documentaries about social and political issues that have won major film festival awards, including Disturbing the Peace, One Recluse, So Sorry, Ordos 100 and Ai Weiwei’s Appeal ¥15,220.910.50, His first feature-length documentary Human Flow premiered at the 74th Venice Film Festival in competition. VIVOS is his latest documentary work.