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Ai Weiwei: Overview

Senior School visual arts topic guide on Ai Weiwei

Source: Ai Weiwei and “Sunflower Seeds”. Encyclopædia Britannica (2020).

"A cultural figure of international renown, Ai Weiwei is an activist, architect, curator, filmmaker, and China’s most famous artist. Open in his criticism of the Chinese government, Ai was famously detained for months in 2011, then released to house arrest." (Artsy, n.d.)

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)

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Ai Weiwei | Overview: Keywords

Level 1Keywords
Click on the terms to access a simple definition from Lexico, the online Oxford Dictionary.

Conceptual art, Installation art, Painter, Photographer, Sculptor.

Ai Weiwei | Overview: Key facts

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Ai Weiwei | Overview: Articles

Level 1Articles

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Ai Weiwei | Overview: Online resources

Level 2 resourceWeb sites

Ai Weiwei | Overview: Videos

Level 1 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view these video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

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In text reference / citation: The Art Assignment, PBS Digital (2016) or (The Art Assignment, PBS Digital, 2016)
Bibliography / Reference list: The Art Assignment, PBS Digital (2016). The Case for Ai Weiwei, [eVideo]. https://youtu.be/YMtsodcAsVU

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In text reference / citation: Tate Gallery (2010) or (Tate Gallery, 2010)
Bibliography / Reference list: Tate Gallery (2010). Ai Weiwei – Sunflower Seeds | Artist Interview | Tate, [eVideo]. https://youtu.be/PueYywpkJW8

Level 3 resource

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In text reference / citation: Weiwei (2015) or (Weiwei, 2015)
Bibliography / Reference list: Weiwei, A. (2015, December 6). Interview. Trioli, V., Ai Weiwei in conversation with Virginia Trioli. Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria. [eVideo]. https://youtu.be/vT_IrJzyJRs

"Ai Weiwei is China's most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic. Against a backdrop of strict censorship, Ai expresses himself and organises people through art and social media." (Noyce, 2013)

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In text reference / citation: Weiwei, (2013) or (Weiwei, 2013)
Bibliography / Reference list: Weiwei, A., (2013). Never Sorry, [eVideo]. https://clickv.ie/w/qNxn

Ai Weiwei | Overview: Curriculum alignment

Level 1Victorian CurriculumThis Mentone Girls' Grammar School LibGuide supports the following Victorian curriculum outcomes. Click on the links to explore more.

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