The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Ai Weiwei in Conversation with Edward Snowden: Dissidence, Exile and how to Fight for Truth from afar.

16 November 2020 – DAY 1 - Ai Weiwei in Conversation with Edward Snowden


Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei is renowned for making strong aesthetic statements that resonate with timely phenomena across today’s geopolitical world. From architecture to installations, social media to documentaries, Ai Weiwei uses a wide range of media as expressions of new ways for his audiences to examine society and its values.

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden is a former intelligence officer who served the CIA, NSA, and DIA for nearly a decade as a subject matter expert on technology and cybersecurity. In 2013, he revealed the NSA was unconstitutionally seizing the private records of billions of individuals who had not been suspected of any wrongdoing, resulting in the largest debate about reforms to US surveillance policy since 1978.
  • 16 November 2020 18.00–19.00 Time zone: GMT
Time zone: GMT
Location: Main Stage - Online (via Hopin)