|on Friday, June 3, 2011
F*ck Everything With Ai Weiwei Vision Glasses
F.A.T. artists continue their support of detained artist Ai Weiwei by offering downloadable DIY ?FREE Ai Weiwei glasses,? get it? Take Ai?s middle finger with you IRL, when not using the Fuck Off bookmarklet or the Reverse Firewall on the Chinese internet. Although, really, it?s time for everyone...
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|on Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Under Attack by Chinese Hackers, Change.org Asks Supporters of Ai Weiwei to Tweet Sec. Clinton fo...
Despite a highly sophisticated Chinese cyber attack on Change.org, the world?s fastest-growing social action platform, the U.S. State Department has yet to condemn the attack. Chinese hackers temporarily brought down Change.org earlier this week after more than 90,000 people in 175 countries endo...
the Change.org blog
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|on Sunday, April 3, 2011
China Takes Dissident Artist Into Custody (related to concerns about a 'jasmine revolution?')
BEIJING ó The Chinese authorities on Sunday detained Ai Weiwei, a high-profile artist and stubborn government critic, as he tried to board a plane for Hong Kong, his friends and associates said. Mr. Aiís wife, his nephew and a number of his employees were also taken in...
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|on Tuesday, September 13, 2011
The Last Rant
ALEC ASH on Ai Weiwei?s electronic provocations. Collage by Lisa Jane Persky includes an image by stunned (CC) Ai Weiwei Ai Weiwei?s Blog: Writings, Interviews, and Digital Rants, 2006-2009 Edited and translated by Lee Ambrozy MIT Press, April 2011. 241 pp. On May 28, 2009, the readers of a...
LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS
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|on Tuesday, May 17, 2011
THE FEED: MAY 17TH
What we're reading: Foreign orchestras offer misleading credentials (New York Times): "The Dublin Philharmonic that played two years ago in nearly 50 towns? Mostly Bulgarians. The Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra that toured the United States last year? Largely freelancers." A classical musi...
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|on Monday, August 11, 2008
China?s critics lack bite
Chinese people have a tradition of politeness, especially towards their elders or social superiors. It is very hard for them to criticise or say anything bad at all about the authorities. I just wish these critics of China would be more direct, less circumspect, and just come out and say what the...
Sailing to Byzantium
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