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Eviction Notice

More artists have been evicted from their studios and homes in Beijing’s famed Caochangdi art district in the city’s northeastern quadrant.

Image of Iowa co-op being demolished after artists were evicted from the area. Photo by Eleonora Brizi.

On August 11, Chinese police acted on orders to remove residents from their studios and homes inside the Iowa co-op, which is located on 6.1 acres of land within Caochangdi.

Chinese dissident artists Ai Weiwei and Wu Yuren, who lived under state surveillance for years when they were still residing in China…

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