S.A.C.R.E.D. – Al Wei Wei in Venice

Exclusive: Al Weiwei unveils new work S.A.C.R.E.D at 55th Venice Biennale

Haunting new stuff was shown at a press launch yesterday at the Sant’Antonin church in Venice, depicting Al Wei Wei’s time of incarceration, using hyper-realist models of himself and his captors. The notorious activist artist’s latest work is comprised of six parts: (i) S upper, (ii) A ccusers, (iii) C leansing, (iv) R itual, (v) E ntropy (vi) D oubt.



Text and photos: Josie Demuth


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