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On the tip of a wave : how Ai Weiwei's art is changing the tide  Cover Image Book Book

On the tip of a wave : how Ai Weiwei's art is changing the tide / written by Joanna Ho ; illustrated by Cátia Chien.

Ho, Joanna, (author.). Chien, Catia, (illustrator.).


"...a moving text about the life and work of social activist and artist, Ai Weiwei. Told in...lyrical writing, this story shines a light on Ai Weiwei's journey and focuses on Safe Psasage, his exhibition of thousands of life jackets at the Konzerthaus Berlin. Moved by the life jackets discarded on the shores of the Greek Island of Lesbos by people seeking safety far from home, Ai weiwei created a bold installation that grabbed the world's attention."-- Provided by the publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338715941 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1338715941 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, Scholastic Inc. [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Back matter includes biographical information on Ai Weiwei.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references [on copyright page].
Subject: Ai, Weiwei.
Ai, Weiwei > Influence.
Artists > China > Biography.
Installations (Art).
Art and social action.
Refugees > Europe.

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Kenton County. (Show)
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Kenton County Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch J 709.2 Ai (Text) 33126025284682 J New Nonfiction Available -
Independence Branch J 709.2 Ai (Text) 33126025284674 J New Nonfiction Available -

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