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December 11, 2014

On the Table. Ai Weiwei gives you an insight into Ai Weiwei’s artistic career, from his early days in 1980s New York to today, when he has become the best-known and most influential dissident Chinese artist in the world.

weiweiAs an activist and media personality, his work blends with his activism in denouncing the lack of freedom in China, while featuring in the main events and collections of contemporary art.

On the Table. Ai Weiwei is an exhibition by Ai Weiwei designed especially for The Virreina Image Centre that will reveal his artistic career, from his beginnings in New York eighties until today, become the Chinese dissident artist best known and most influential world. Ai Weiwei will explore strategies and intervention of the close reality through the image. From an artistic practice that includes photography and documentary film, sculpture, design and architecture, the images are Weiwei air operations that transcend disciplines and formats, infiltrating and circulating areas and also social networks related to popular culture. Besides several key works to further the work of this artist, La Virreina Image Centre will present new works, new productions and a specific installation designed by Ai Weiwei on the occasion of this exhibition.

Date: until 2nd of January, 2015                      

Time: Tuesday to Sundays from 12:00 – 20.00h

Place: La Virreina Centre de la Imatge (La Rambla, 99)

Price: free

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