Ai Weiwei was born in 1957 in Beijing, China. He currently lives and works in Beijing and Berlin.
From architecture to installations, social media to documentaries, Ai uses a wide range of mediums as expressions to set up new possibilities and conditions for his audience to examine society and its values.
Recent exhibitions include Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Ai Weiwei at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz in San Francisco, Ai Weiwei: According to What? at the Brooklyn Museum in New York, and Evidence at the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin.