Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry comes to Richmond Art Gallery

Richmond Art Gallery is hosting a screening of the film Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry on Thursday, May 30.

The film, directed by Alison Klayman, is about Ai Weiwei, China's most famous international artist and its most outspoken domestic critic. The film examines the intersection of artistic practice and social activism seen through the life and art of the contemporary artist.

Curator Debra Zhou will introduce the film in Mandarin and English. Following the screening, Zhou gallery director Rachel Rosenfield Lafo will lead a conversation about the film and its relevance to the exhibition Materially speaking, on view in the gallery.

The event takes place from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in the Performance Hall at Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru Gate. Cost is $5 cash at the door.

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