09 May 2011

RAW 18

'it is better to light one candle
than to curse the darkness.'
~ chinese proverb

ai weiwei enters his second month of detention by the chinese government... imprisoning a man who has illuminated our world with his talent and insightfulness... 

'Without freedom of speech there is no modern world, 
just a barbaric one.'
~ ai weiwei

i light my candle...  

you can sign a petition here if you choose...


  1. What caught my eye on this post was his name-that is my daughter's Chinese name given to her "wei wei"
    I did sign, and shared also. Your ring is such a beautiful way representing this Mary Jane-I absolutely love it! I'm happy I didn't miss this post. :)

  2. this piece is such a stunning combination of new and old.. i love the mix...
    and a worthy post indeed...

  3. The contrast is stunning - absolutely breathtaking!
    Going to light a candle as well...

  4. I love the contrast between the purity of the sparkling light and the earthy ring. Spectacular! I'm lighting my inner candle as I write this. Thank you for bringing my awareness here.


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