Saturday, 21 May 2011

Weiwei & FAKE

The latest on the Weiwei saga is that Chinese news agency Xinhua has cited anonymous police officers claiming he has evaded a "huge amount" of taxes through a company he controls: Beijing Fake Cultural Development Ltd. Its address 258 FAKE poetically sums up my view of Weiwei's purported art, but whether the "economic crimes" alleged against him are true or false remain to be proven. His sister denies he is in control of Beijing Fake Cultural Development Ltd, whose manager and accountant were arrested around the time Weiwei was detained. The police claim accounting documents were destroyed (title link).


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