Ai Weiwei's memoir, 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows, gives voice to artistic mission

By Robyn Ferrell
November 24 2021 - 11:00pm
Ai Weiwei. Picture: Ai Weiwei Studio

In a 2015 exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW, "Go East", an enormous polished wood box of a traditional Chinese style displayed the thousands of pages of printout that made up Ai Weiwei's blog. The blog had been closed down by the Chinese authorities.