Ai Weiwei: He Xie

Ai Weiwei (Chinese, b. 1957). He Xie, 2010. 3,200 porcelain crabs, dimensions variable. Installation at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., 2012. Courtesy of Ai Weiwei Studio. Photo by Cathy Carver

Art Off the Wall: According to What?

Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 6–9:30 p.m.
Throughout the Museum

Join us for an evening of interactive performances and activities in celebration of Ai Weiwei’s work. The night includes the following:

6 p.m. Spotlight Talk with curator Sharon Matt Atkins

6:30 p.m. Asian American Oral History Collective presentation and workshop

7:30 p.m. Multimedia performance Ai Weiwei: The Seed, by spoken-word artist Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai

8:30 p.m. Art-making exploring Chinese calligraphy; DJ set

Tickets are $18, include admission to the exhibition Ai Weiwei: According to What?, and are available at or at our Visitor Center. Free for Museum Members; to reserve, call the Membership Hotline at (718) 501-6326 or email Membership.

Ai Weiwei: The Seed is made possible by Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Asian American Writers' Workshop, Asian American Arts Alliance, Kundiman, and CUNY Asian/Asian American Research Institute.