Friday, February 20, 2015

"Inside @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz"

“The misconception of totalitarianism is that freedom can be imprisoned. This is not the case. When you constrain freedom, freedom will take flight and land on a windowsill.”
— Ai Weiwei


The Solitary Walker said...

Thanks for reminding me about this brave and outspoken artist. Only yesterday I read this by Foucault: 'Is it surprising that prisons resemble factories, schools, barracks, hospitals, which all resemble prisons?'

am said...

And thank you for the connecting quote by Foucault.

Nick said...

Thank you for this am - I had not known much about Ai Weiwei, now I'm a little less ignorant.