- We all have a short life. We have only a moment to speak out or to present what little skills we have, and if everybody does that, maybe the temperature changes!
- I we been told there are 60 million refugees in the world. A few of them have been really. A few of them have been really taken care of, very few, less than 1 percent, maybe.
- To the media, I have become a symbolic figure, critical of China. According to the government, I am a dangerous threat!
- I call on people to be 'obsessed citizens', forever questioning and asking for accountability. That's the only change we have today of a healthy and happy life!
- Alan Kurdi is not just 1 person. 2015, everyday 2 person, 2 young children just like him drowned.
Ai Weiwei stand #withrefugees
Ai Weiwei at Cycladic
The subversive artist Ai Weiwei for the first time in Greece
- Refugess are not slaves - they have dignity, they are just like you and me.
Ai Weiwei in Idomeni
Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei posed as drowned syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi.
- It is a personal act, very simple, an artisti trying not just to watch events but to alt, and I made this decision spontaneously.
Ai Weiwei has closed his danish exhibition early in protest at a new refugee law.
- The border is not in Lesbos, it really is in our minds and in our hearts!
Ai Weiwei in Lesbos #Greece
God Save the Queen Ai Weiwei
Ai Weiwei and Anish Kapoor walk together in London to Mark Refugee crisis.