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Artist Ai Weiwei released on bail by Chinese police | guardian.co.uk

China has released world-famous artist Ai Weiwei on bail after more than two-and-a-half months of detention and a sustained international campaign calling for his freedom. “I’m back with my family,” Ai told the Guardian. “I am very happy. I’m fine.” He said he could not comment further on his detention as he had been released on bail, adding “please understand”. ...

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Letter from China: Ai Weiwei: Disturbing the Peace | The New Yorker

In the fall of 2009, Chinese movie theatres débuted “The Founding of a Republic,” a big-budget political extravaganza to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the Chinese Revolution. Around the same time, in no theatres anywhere, Ai Weiwei put out his own film entitled “Disturbing the Peace,” a no-budget documentary shot with a handheld camera, which documented a bizarre day in ...

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