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Art and Exploitation: Ai Weiwei, Dissidence and the Refugee Crisis

March 13, 2018 - 19:30 -- Admin

The status of dissident offers a certain moral latitude in behaviour, and, in various cases, misbehaviour. The Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is one such figure. He is a feted figure of dissent of the Chinese political establishment, and celebrated by the artistic fraternity. He is the anointed and favoured contrarian. “The one thing I should…

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