Ai Weiwei Launches First Music Video

May 23rd, 2013

Artist Ai Weiwei has just released “Dumbass,” a new music video from his new heavy metal project.  Detailing his 81 days in detention in 2011, the song and video are an attempt to recreate his trying ordeal in the Chinese penal system.  The first song from his album The Divine Comedy, “Dumbass” revisits his detention, which Ai says “was very hard, but I had to do it because that helped me to overcome the trauma.”

Read more at watch the video at The Guardian