Thursday, 19 May 2011

Ai Weiwei

Today is the first real day of my blog.  Yesterdays postings were simply about me learning the mechanics of how to post things with my ever-helpful designer Kevan.  And so now I'm up and running I have to give some serious thought as to the purpose of this blog.  Am I simply adding to the stream of e-verbiage that it is so easy for all of us to spew out?

Perhaps, but I also know that this technology is changing the world and the way we relate to each other; the way politics is conducted.  So I am using this first posting to remember Ai Weiwei.  Here he is - free and on my studio wall.  But where is he now?

China - you will find that many of us artists, and many others too, will not forget him easily.

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