Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei, Chinese artist and activist who produced a multifaceted array of creative work, including sculptural installations, architectural projects, photographs, and videos. While Ai’s art was lauded internationally, the frequently provocative and subversive dimension of his art, as well as his political outspokenness, triggered various forms of repression from Chinese authorities.

More quotes from Ai Weiwei:

  • "I am everywhere and I am nowhere. That's the beauty of the internet age." 

  • "Creativity is the power to reject the past, to change the status quo, and to seek new potential."

  • “Blogs and the Internet are great inventions for our time, because they give regular people an opportunity to change public opinion.”

1957 -
Nationality: Chinese