Ai Weiwei – Alcatraz prison exhibition Oct 2014 – Apr 2015

discordion {Artist Ian Pritchard}

Gotta LOVE Ai Weiwei!
He’s filled Alcatraz prison with a giant rainbow dragon and Lego models of 175 prisoners of conscience, from Nelson Mandela to Edward Snowden.

fricking awesome!

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/sep/24/ai-weiwei-alcatraz-lego-extraordinary Jason Farago, theguardian.com,

@ Large, Ai Weiwei https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dpzg5c8GKdw

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei talks about his newest exhibition at the Alcatraz prison. Take a tour of his large scale installations using Lego, traditional kites and porcelain flowers at the famous San Francisco penitentiary

The show also features portraits of political prisoners and exiles – including NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Ai, who is unable to leave China after his passport was confiscated by authorities three years ago, planned and designed the exhibition from his Beijing studio
http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/video/2014/sep/24/ai-weiwei-alcatraz-large-art-video

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Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz

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