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Ai Weiwei - Inoculation

Hosted by the Consul of the Santiago de Chile Explorers Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 04 Aug 11:30 - 12:30

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This year, Fundación CorpArtes, together with Moneda Asset Management, presents Inoculation, the first exhibition in our country by one of the most relevant artists of the contemporary scene: Ai Weiwei.

In the art of Ai Weiwei Protected content work is confused with his life. Both go the same way and one determines the other. This artist, named the most influential person in the art world in Protected content ArtReview magazine, has become an inestimable figure of the international art scene and a voice that rebels against the regime of his country. His works have become part of prestigious collections of art such as the Center Pompidou, Guggenheim Museum, MoMA, and the Tate Collection, among others.

The exhibition, organized by Magnetoscópio and curated by the Brazilian Marcello Dantas, is part of the first Latin American itinerary of Ai Weiwei's work and includes several of his most emblematic works, with installations, sculptures, objects, photographs and videos, distributed in different points of Santiago. Our Cultural Center will house more than 30 of its works, including Sunflower Seeds (Sunflower Seeds, Protected content , a work made up of 15 tons of hand-made porcelain seeds, which were first spread at the Tate Modern in London. The "Forever" Bicycles (Forever Bicycles, Protected content will be exhibited in the public space, consisting of more than 1,000 bicycles linked together, which will be located on the Esplanade of CorpArtes.