Art is Activism

Liu Bolin, known as the Invisible Man, uses his art to speak for those who are rendered invisible by the Chinese government, by consumer culture or simply by the circumstances of history.

 

“From the beginning, this series has a protesting, reflective and uncompromising spirit,” says Bolin.  “I think that in art, an artist’s attitude is the most important element. If an artwork is to touch someone, it must be the result of not only technique, but also the artist’s thinking and struggles in life.”

 

Excerpted from Ideas.TED.com 

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