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ai weiwei covers rapper psy's gangnam style
oct 25, 2012
ai weiwei covers rapper psy's gangnam style


dancing ai weiwei to cover rapper psy’s gangnam style

 

 

the renowned chinese dissident artist ai weiwei dances to korean rapper psy’s gangnam style music video. the 4 minute parody shows
the 55-year old activist donned with a pink shirt, black suit and sunglasses performing energetically to the famous song with a group of
associates in his beijing courtyard studio. referencing his 81 days spent in detention he skillfully twirls handcuffs and – at one point -
looses his sunglasses due to his enthusiastic dancing.

weiwei’s version is entitled ‘grass mud horse style’ after an animal invented by china’s web users in an effort to challenge internet censorship -
its pronunciation in chinese (cao ni ma) sounds similar to a crude and forbidden remark. psy’s gangnam style has more than 530m
views and counting on youtube. chinese internet authorities have now blocked the parody but can still be seen outside china on youtube.

 

 


watch ai weiwei’s music video clip

 

 


weiwei busting moves with a group of associates in his beijing courtyard studio

 

 


the 55-year old activist donned with a pink shirt, black suit and sunglasses performing energetically to the famous song

 

 


weiwei’s version is entitled ‘grass mud horse style’ after an animal
invented by china’s web users in an effort to challenge internet censorship

 

 

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