Ai Wei Wei, a famous Chinese artist and dissident, one of the signers of the Charter 08, made the following post on his blog on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the army's attack on the protesters of Tiananmen Square.
Ai Wei Wei has been working with a group of volunteers to compile and pub
Lothar Baumgarten is a German conceptual artist, sculptor and installation artist, based in New York and Dusseldorf.
He attended the Staatliche Akademie für bildende Künste, Karlsruhe (1968) and the Staatlichen Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (1969–71), where he studied for a year under Joseph Beuys.
When Jacob A. Riis, a police reporter in New York, began his personal campaign to expose the misery of the underprivileged living in the crime-infested slums of the lower East side, he soon found that the printed word was not sufficiently convincing, and so he turned to photography by flashlight.