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Friday night down by the sewage plant…

Posted in ai weiwei, art, chinese artists, portland me, stencil with tags , , on January 16, 2010 by the haulress


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so fresh the paint aint even dry 刚才画的油漆甚至没干

Posted in art, beijing, stencil with tags , on December 16, 2009 by the long hauler

ART 草场地 ART 草场地 ART 草场地 ART

Posted in art, beijing, painting with tags , , , , , on December 3, 2009 by the haulress

five walls. five walls. five walls five walls five walls like stonehenge.

we were lost, rolling through da shanzi neighborhood, the overly commercialized art district in beijing, trying to find the address, when the bullhorn in the backseat made its way into my hands.  i was timid at first, but grew comfortable quickly, using it to call out to people on the streets, waiting at a bus stop or bicycling along side the car.  i’d call out ridiculous things, banalities, egged on by the others in the car.

excuse me, do you know the time?  so sorry to trouble you, but we’re looking for the artists.  have you eaten yet? we seem to have lost our way.  do you know, where are the artists?  say, what about that obama guy? so where are the artists?  we’ve lost our way.