【 Boston.com 】   Post Date: 12/2/2011
Exhibit by Chinese Artist Focuses on His Absence
Author: Staff Report
Renowned Chinese political dissident and artist Ai Weiwei opens exhibit in Taiwan despite being personally restricted to Beijing at the time of the exhibit.  Ai was detained in a governmental crackdown on dissidents back in April on the pretext of tax evasion.

Outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, currently confined to Beijing, is opening an art exhibit in Taiwan that focuses on the political significance of his inability to attend.

 

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Key Words: Ai Weiwei, Taiwan, democracy in China, dissident
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