[Podcast] Since the start, China’s art spaces have been under threat


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798 Art Zone in January 2009.

The first Beijing 798 Biennale, in 2009, came during a time of hope that the Chinese government would be more permissive of free expression. But the core of the art scene would soon become co-opted and eventually controlled by the state.

Click here to read the article by Florence Duchet.

Narrated by Kaiser Kuo.

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