Independent Lens

Artist and Activist Ai Weiwei's Muse is His Conscience

Preview: Season 14 | 2m 24s

Ai Weiwei is arguably the most internationally celebrated Chinese artist of the modern era. But at heart, he is a troublemaker who challenges the government with rebellious and irreverent gestures. This has often cost him his freedom, but he never seems to lose his childlike approach to serious dissidence.

Aired: 02/25/13

Rating: TV-PG

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