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Shaking It All Up

Opening night at the refurbished Gillman Barracks, which now houses a contemporary art complex, on September 14. 

Courtesy Singapore Economic Development Board.

In September, the Guardian ran an opinion piece by artist Ai Weiwei. “The Chinese art world does not exist. In a society that restricts individual freedoms and violates human rights, anything that calls itself creative or independent is a pretence,” he wrote, in response to the exhibition “Art of Change: New Directions from China” at London’s Hayward Gallery, which, it should be noted, Ai never saw since he is still…

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