"Never retreat, retweet": #AskAiWeiwei, Friday morning
You'll all know Ai Weiwei's engagement with social media, keeping in touch with a community of artists, artlovers and activists the globe over. Now, we're lucky enough to have a... Read more
Welcome to London, Ai Weiwei!
Our galleries and courtyard are a hive of activity this week, with the exhibition's opening date less than two weeks away. Yesterday the artist himself arrived in London from Germany,... Read more
We couldn't be more excited at Burlington House: the installation of Tree has begun!
To thank you for your backing, we'll bring you updates and behind-the-scenes footage as the... Read more
We made it!
Thank you so much to all our backers for your incredible support of this project! Thanks to you, we have exceeded our target of raising £100,000. You are now officially... Read more
Incredible! A HUGE thank you to all our backers! If you haven’t yet backed the campaign, you can still be a part of it – there’s just under a week to... Read more
One week to go - spread the word!
There’s just one week left in our campaign, and we have 90% of our target pledged already! We are so close – we’d love you to help us to reach... Read more
Halfway, new rewards - and good news on visas...
It's been an incredible few days. We're overwhelmed by the response to our campaign – now the largest UK-based arts project ever on Kickstarter – and we want to thank... Read more
Ai Weiwei *will* travel to London!
Incredible news today! In 2011, the Chinese government confiscated Ai Weiwei's passport, leaving him unable to travel. Today, he got it back.
This means he'll be able to travel to... Read more
Day 1 update: thank you!
Thank you so much to those of you who have already backed us, we are so pleased that our project has moved so many people to give their support. What... Read more