In this powerful interview Ai Weiwei talks about his art, his life and his reasons for still fighting the Chinese system. 'I don't believe people who say they are not scared, even you put them in prison, he says.
Ai Weiwei talks about his father, how he was put into prison and how he is still convinced that fighting the Chinese system is necessary. We hear how Ai Weiwei works with Chinese cultural tradition in his art and his thoughts about the future of China.
Interview by Christian Lund at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, December 2010.
Filmed by Marie Friis Forchhammer.
Edited by Martin Kogi.
Produced by Martin Kogi and Christian Lund
Copyright: Louisiana Channel, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.
Meet more artists at www.channel.louisiana.dk
Louisiana Channel is a non-profit video channel for the Internet launched by the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in November 2012. Each week Louisiana Channel will publish videos about and with artists in visual art, literature, architcture, design etc.