Ai Weiwei addresses China at Brooklyn Museum

Members of the New York chapter of the Overpass Light Brigade, a now-national movement started by Milwaukee artists Lane Hall and Lisa Moline during protests in Madison, take part… More

#WithFlowers: Free Expression for China

Despite promises to improve its human rights record, the climate for freedom of expression in China has steadily declined. Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former Independent Chinese PEN Center President… More

Artist Ai Weiwei Faces Enormous Fines

On June 28, 2011, it was reported that Ai Weiwei, the internationally acclaimed artist who had been freed on bail a week earlier, had been visited by government tax… More

Ai Weiwei’s Release Gives Reason for Hope

[caption id="attachment_392" align="alignnone" width="392" caption="Ai Weiwei"] [/caption] We were much relieved to learn that Ai Weiwei was released this week on bail, though we know from the experiences of others in… More

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