Animal Regulation NO.2 by Liu Di C-Print, 80 x 60 cm, edition 10, 2010
“You can’t say anything directly in China.” That’s rule number one for artists in China. The case of Ai Weiwei has tensed the People’s Republic’s creative communities even more so.
Under the cover of censorship young artists are competing for attention and recognition of their work and to get on the big exhibitions of Paris and New York. But foremost it’s about personal freedom and change in their country.
Results: a giant “fish train monster”, Mao-from-below, and Animal Regulation!