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Ai Weiwei - Without Fear or Favour

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Arts documentary. Alan Yentob reveals how Chinese artist Ai Weiwei continues to fight for artistic freedom of expression.

Arts documentary, first broadcast before Ai Weiwei's arrest by the Chinese authorities in April 2011, and his subsequent release after being detained for 11 weeks.

Architect, photographer, curator and blogger, Ai Weiwei is China's most famous and politically outspoken contemporary artist. Alan Yentob explores the story of Ai Weiwei's life and art, and reveals how this most courageous and determined of artists continues to fight for artistic freedom of expression while living under the restrictive shadows of authoritarian rule.

55 minutes

Last on

Mon 28 Sep 2015 00:45

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Role Contributor
Presenter Alan Yentob
Producer Matthew Springford
Director Matthew Springford
Series Editor Alan Yentob


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