ARC Reads: Cheryl Haines & @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz

cheryl_haines_200x200As part of the Art, Activism and Technology lecture series, Cheryl Haines, Executive Director of FOR-SITE Foundation and Curator of “@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz” will present “Creative Interventions and Social Activation.” Below are selected reviews of the exhibition and readings in preparation for her talk. 


Kenneth Baker, “Ai Weiwei Installation on Alcatraz: No Breakout,” San Francisco Chronicle, September 23, 2014.

Christian L. Frock, “No Man Is an Island: Ai Weiwei’s Life and Art Before Alcatraz,” KQED Arts, September 15, 2014.

Christopher Knight, “@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz’ a Powerful Meditation on Repression,” Los Angeles Times, September 26, 2014.

Christina Larson, “Escape to Alcatraz,” Smithsonian, October 2014.

Caille Millner, “Ai Weiwei Exhibition Is More Than a ‘Big Event,’” San Francisco Chronicle, September 27, 2014.

Carol Strickland, “Ai Weiwei Breaks Into Alcatraz,” Art in America, October 9, 2014.