EXCLUSIVE| Merit Award Yifang Wan & Chinese Artist Aiweiwei
After the success of Fashion Scout's Merit Award Winner Yifang Wan's catwalk showcase, Fashion Scout has exclusive imagery of the designer herself with China's best known living artist- Ai Weiwei.
Having attended the Beijing Film Academy and the Parsons School of Design in New York, Ai Weiwei has received an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Politics and Social Science, University of Ghent, Belgium (2010), as well as winning many awards, including the Skowhegan Medal (2011) and the Chinese Contemporary Art Award (2008).
Blending his work, including sculptures & photography with political influences and messages, Ai Weiwei challenges and embraces contemporary chinese political and social issues.
His work has appeared in major exhibitions at Kunsthaus Bregenz (2011); the Victoria & Albert Museum, London (2011); Asia Society Museum, New York (2011); Tate Modern, London (2010); São Paulo Bienal (2010); Haus der Kunst, Munich (2009); Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (2009); and Documenta XII (2007). Ai Weiwei lives and works in Beijing, China.