Ai Weiwei - Evidence
by Grit Lederer, Germany 2014, 52'
SCREENPLAY: Grit Lederer   PRODUCER: Irene Höfer, Andreas Schroth
CAMERA: Leif Karpe   DISTRIBUTOR: Medea Film Factory UG
VOICE OVER: Eva Mattes, Tom Vogt   LANGUAGE: English, German, Chinese
EDITING: Gerrit Ohlsberg   SUBTITLES: English
SOUND: Sirko Löschner    

Schermo dell'Arte - Archivio Film Presented at Lo schermo dell'arte Film Festival 2014

Despite being under house arrest and under constant surveillance by the Chinese regime, Ai Weiwei continues to prepare shows for museums and art centers world-wide, including his major one-man show at the Martin-Gropius Bau in Berlin. The film follows a visit by the institution’s director, Gereon Sievernich, to discuss and select works for the show. Filmed in the artist’s residence, on the outskirts of Beijing, and in the studio where he works with a team of assistants and artisans, and in Berlin, during the installation of the show, which the artist helped to plan, the film focuses on Stools, an installation produced for the atrium, made up of over 6,000 wooden stools commonly used for ages in the Chinese countryside. 

Grit Lederer
Between 1985 and 1991 she studies History of Art and Litterature in Munich, Kölon and
 Paris (Sorbonne), achive an MA in Hamburg. From the 1988 collaborate with some international tv network, NDR, MDR, HR, SFB / rbb, ed ARTE.

Selected Filmography
2013 Kulturhauptstadt Marseille; Max Liebermann und die frz. Impressionisten 2012 Das amerikanische Hauptquartier in Berlin 2008 Schloss Belleveu; Amtssitz des Bundesprasidenten

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