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Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei was born in 1957 in Beijing. He is a Chinese contemporary artist and political activist. He has been highly and openly critical of the Chinese government and was held for 81 days without any official charges in 2011 after investigating the cover-ups and corruption. Largely an installation artist, Weiwei creates thought provoking and community lead projects such as Sunflower Seeds at the Tate. 

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