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Ai Weiwei, Art with Chinese Characteristics, and the need for both Unity and Disunity


Picking up from where Hannah left off yesterday, I want to look at a couple ideas from Ai Weiwei’s essays that jumped out at me. Chinese Contemporary in Dilemma and Transition Ai’s essays provide a great reminder of why Ai … Continue reading

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Reading Campaign: Ai Weiwei’s Blog


Seeing Red in China is kicking off a reading campaign the likes of which are not generally braved by blogs. We, and hopefully most of our readers, are very dedicated to the difficult task of making sense of China, and … Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei is Not Free – What we learned about China from his imprisonment


It’s very tempting at this moment to celebrate the release of Ai Weiwei, but the current situation is a painful reminder of just how far China has left to go before it actually respects Human Rights. The lead story today … Continue reading

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