[artistic consultant for the ‘Bird’s Nest’, Beijing National Stadium > ‘Sunflower Seeds’ exhibition, Tate Modern-London…]
29 June 2011. One of the world’s fastest high-speed rail links opened between Shanghai and Beijing. The 1,318 kilometres railway for the new bullet train, cutting the single way time to less than 5 hours.
30 June 2011. The world’s longest over water bridge opened to the public of China. The 42.5 kilometres long Jiaozhou Bay Bridge, cutting the time of travel by 20 minutes.
1 July 2011. This is how the best manager in the world (The Communist Party of China) celebrates its 90th anniversary. It’s the best manager in the world, and you can see this when you compare India to China. We all know that there are issues of Human Rights and corruption.
BUT nothing, can come close to the value and the importance of the work of the artist + architect + activist Ai Weiwei. The fastest bullet train to the world, is Ai Weiwei. The longest Bridge to the world, is Ai Weiwei. (Ai Weiwei is the Lady Gaga of China.)