So Sorry

So Sorry

So Sorry

艾未未Ai Weiwei
2011
  • China
54min
Colour
  • Video

Synopsis

In SO SORRY, Ai Weiwei experienced serious police brutality in Chengdu due to the fact that he and his Studio investigated the dead students’ name list that had died in Sichuan earthquake as a result of poorly constructed buildings corruption. After that, Ai Weiwei traveled to Munich in Germany to prepare his exhibition. The attacks committed by the police led to intense headache and eventually required an emergency surgery. These events marked the beginning of Ai Weiwei’s struggles and surveillance at the hands of the state police.

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