Ai Weiwei Talks Art, Trump, in New Interview

October 5th, 2020

Ai Weiwei is interviewed in The Guardian this week, discussing new work and the public reaction to Donald Trump’s contraction of COVID-19. “People were just laughing and celebrating on social media,” he said. “The attitude was, ‘You lose, Trump!’ It is so sad that a nation has been brainwashed to that degree. They take the relationship with America so personally, and yet they have no understanding left about common human feeling. That is what an authoritarian regime can do by limiting the information the public get: brainwash people so they do not feel that way any more.”

Read more at The Guardian