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Ai Weiwei's newest collection turns Alcatraz into a statement on freedom

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is respected worldwide for his works of art just as much as for his activism. For years, he’s been fighting to protect freedom of speech and human rights, no matter the cost. His newest collection of art is on display at Alcatraz, the famous former federal penitentiary in San Francisco.

Fusion got a behind the scenes look at this exhibition, which showcases the values Ai Weiwei stands for and the challenges he faces on a daily basis.

Ai Weiwei's newest collection turns Alcatraz into a statement on freedom

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is respected worldwide for his works of art just as much as for his activism. For years, he’s been fighting to protect freedom of speech and human rights, no matter the cost. His newest collection of art is on display at Alcatraz, the famous former federal penitentiary in San Francisco.

Fusion got a behind the scenes look at this exhibition, which showcases the values Ai Weiwei stands for and the challenges he faces on a daily basis.

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