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The coronation of China
A new documentary by superstar artist Ai Weiwei on the lockdown in Wuhan
Coronation is the recently-announced new documentary film by influential artist Ai Weiwei. According to the description on the artist’s site, it is “about the lockdown in Wuhan, China, during the Covid-19 outbreak in the spring of 2020”. The film was remotely produced and directed by the artist from Europe, where he lives, while the shooting was done by ordinary citizens living in Wuhan. View the trailer below. Ai Weiwei is featured in the group show The Allure of Matter with his sculptural assemblage Tables at Right Angles (1998). This exhibition of contemporary art from China, originally presented IRL at the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago, is currently on view at EXPOBLVD as a 360 degree interactive map.