New Delhi: British artist of Indian origin, Anish Kapoor, has made his own version of a music video which features the global super hit number 'Gangnam Style' by Korean rap sensation Psy in support of Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei and to promote freedom of speech and expression.
Kapoor's version of the Gangnam Style video - Gangnam for Freedom - has the backing of Amnesty. Ai, a world-renowned artist and China's most prominent dissident, and staff of his company himself had performed Psy's famous horse dance in his Beijing studio and posted the video to Chinese sites such as 'Tudou', the equivalent of the blocked YouTube site.
Ai, 55, called the video 'Caonima' which means "grass mud horse" but the word, which sounds like a very crude insult, has also been taken on by Chinese Internet users, and by Ai himself, and featured in postings mocking the government's online controls.
Ai said Psy's Gangnam Style song and dance was a grass-roots expression of individualism that should be allowed in his country....more
11:00 AM, Nov 23, 2012