Monday, February 25 at 10 p.m.
Watch Artist and Activist Ai Weiwei’s Muse is His Conscience on PBS. See more from Independent Lens.
Ai Weiwei is arguably the most internationally celebrated Chinese artist of the modern era. But at heart, he is a troublemaker who challenges the government with rebellious and irreverent gestures. This has often cost him his freedom, but he never seems to lose his childlike approach to serious dissidence.