Posted Online: Jan. 08, 2013, 4:26 pm
Film on Chinese artist and activist to be shown Jan. 10
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Jan; 10th. Chinese artist: Ai Wei Wei in his movie " Never Sorry" Contemorary China and its most compelling prominent Artist. : I.S.E.
Independent Scholars' Evenings: MOVIE: " NEVER SORRY" director Alison Klayman.
Ai Weiwei: " Never Sorry: examines the complex intersection of artisticpractice and social activism as seen through the life and art of China'spreeminent contemporary artist.
Ai Weiwei is China's most famous international artist, and its most outspokendomestic critic. Against a backdrop of strict censorship and an unresponsivelegal system, Ai expresses himself and organizes people through art and socialmedia. In response, Chinese authorities have shut down his blog, beat him up,bulldozed his newly built studio, and held him in secret detention.
AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY is the inside story of a dissident for the digital agewho inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics.First-time director Alison Klayman gained unprecedented access to Ai whileworking as a journalist in China. Her detailed portrait provides a nuancedexploration of contemporary China and one of its most compelling public figures.
doors open at 6.30
light snacks and beverages are served.
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