Discussion with Ai Weiwei

A talk with one of the most famous contemporary Chinese artists Ai Weiwei, who accepted the invitation of the National Gallery in Prague to join the opening of the exhibition Zodiac Heads, which is part of the celebrations of the 220th anniversary of the National Gallery.

The director of the National Gallery Jiří Fajt, who will assume the role of moderator, and Sinologist Olga Lomová of the Faculty of Of Arts, Charles University in Prague will discuss not only Ai Weiwei’s work but also the political and human rights situation in contemporary China. The talk is organized by Václav Havel Library in cooperation with the Czech National Gallery in Prague and Charles University in Prague.

The debate will be held in English and it will be streamed, with a Czech translation, by the Czech Television atwww.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/extra/. Free entry without reservation.

Event detail

Event start
5. 2. 2016 16:30 - 17:30
Faculty of Arts, Jan Palach Square 2, Prague 1 (big lecture hall, room nr. 131)
Organizing Institution
Václav Havel Library in cooperation with the Czech National Library and the Faculty of Arts
Event type