Q | Mar 22, 2012 | 25:59

A chat with artist and dissident Ai Weiwei

A rare, intimate and candid interview with Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei.

Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

CBC Radio One

Listen Live Ottawa change

CBC Radio 2

Listen Live Eastern change

CBC Radio 3

Listen Live Radio 3
Q - Billy Corgan on Q UNCUTOct 30, 2012 | 45:10Q Billy Corgan on Q UNCUT Audio
Q Billy Corgan on Q UNCUT Oct 30, 2012 | 45:10Smashing Pumpkins front man Billy Corgan stopped by for a feature interview in Studio Q. The influential songwriter spoke about everything from his new album 'Oceania', to the role of the artist, and how the public perceives him.
Q - Jello Biafra on Q UncutSep 5, 2012 | 37:44Q Jello Biafra on Q Uncut Audio
Q Jello Biafra on Q Uncut Sep 5, 2012 | 37:44Singer, spoken word artist, activist and general rabble rouser Jello Biafra stops by Studio Q to talk politics, the Dead Kennedys and his new band Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine.
Q - deadmau5 on Q UNCUTJul 17, 2012 | 45:16Q deadmau5 on Q UNCUT Audio
Q deadmau5 on Q UNCUT Jul 17, 2012 | 45:16He's electronic music's biggest super-star and the cover boy of the latest Rolling Stone Magazine. Joel Zimmerman, a.k.a. deadmau5 dropped by Studio Q for a rare feature chat about fame, technology, his controversial opinions and his new EP The Veldt. Warning... interview contains strong language that might not be suitable for young children.
Q - Tenacious D (UNCUT) on QJul 6, 2012 | 32:01Q Tenacious D (UNCUT) on Q Audio
Q Tenacious D (UNCUT) on Q Jul 6, 2012 | 32:01Jack Black and Kyle Gass are Tenacious D, the self proclaimed "greatest band in the world." They stopped by Studio Q on the heels of their heralded comeback album "Rize of the Fenix."
Q - Rush (UNCUT) on QJun 12, 2012 | 42:39Q Rush (UNCUT) on Q Audio
Q Rush (UNCUT) on Q Jun 12, 2012 | 42:39Jian's unedited interview with Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush - about their latest studio album "Clockwork Angels" and when they know it will be over.
Q - Philip Glass UNCUTJun 8, 2012 | 42:37Q Philip Glass UNCUT Audio
Q Philip Glass UNCUT Jun 8, 2012 | 42:37In this uncut conversation, composer Philip Glass -- one of the most important and influential forces in modern music -- reflects on his life, work and new revival of his groundbreaking opera "Einstein on the Beach"
Q - Toni Morrison (UNCUT) on QMay 24, 2012 | 55:30Q Toni Morrison (UNCUT) on Q Audio
Q Toni Morrison (UNCUT) on Q May 24, 2012 | 55:30Jian's hourlong feature chat with Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author and academic, Toni Morrison.
Q - Guillermo del Toro on Q UNCUTMay 2, 2012 | 29:05Q Guillermo del Toro on Q UNCUT Audio
Q Guillermo del Toro on Q UNCUT May 2, 2012 | 29:05The acclaimed horror-fantasy filmmaker (and fanboy favourite) waxes poetic about his love for the master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock.
Q - Our Lady Peace on Q UNCUTMar 29, 2012 | 34:22Q Our Lady Peace on Q UNCUT Audio
Q Our Lady Peace on Q UNCUT Mar 29, 2012 | 34:22Our Lady Peace live in Studio Q, performing from their new album "Curve".
Q - Fun on Q (Extended interview)Feb 16, 2012 | 33:13Q Fun on Q (Extended interview) Audio
Q Fun on Q (Extended interview) Feb 16, 2012 | 33:13New York based band Fun. stopped by studio Q for a chat and to perform songs from their new album 'Some Nights.' Take a listen to the UNCUT interview.
Q - David Cronenberg on Q UNCUTJan 12, 2012 | 27:52Q David Cronenberg on Q UNCUT Audio
Q David Cronenberg on Q UNCUT Jan 12, 2012 | 27:52The filmmaker on his latest, "A Dangerous Method."
Q - Ryan Adams (UNCUT) on QDec 14, 2011 | 56:44Q Ryan Adams (UNCUT) on Q Audio
Q Ryan Adams (UNCUT) on Q Dec 14, 2011 | 56:44The singer songwriter talks about his return to music after walking away from the industry a couple of years ago. He also tells his side of the "Ryan Adams kicked out a fan for yelling out 'Bryan Adams'" story! And a live performance too.
Q - Tori Amos (UNCUT) on QDec 9, 2011 | 34:29Q Tori Amos (UNCUT) on Q Audio
Q Tori Amos (UNCUT) on Q Dec 9, 2011 | 34:29Jian talks to Tori Amos about her new classical-inspired album, Night of Hunters.
Q - Kate Bush on QNov 22, 2011 | 39:07Q Kate Bush on Q Audio
Q Kate Bush on Q Nov 22, 2011 | 39:07In this Canadian broadcast exclusive interview, the iconic British musician Kate Bush reflects on her three decade career, and discusses her new record "50 Words For Snow".
Q - Stephen King (UNCUT) on QNov 10, 2011 | 32:21Q Stephen King (UNCUT) on Q Audio
Q Stephen King (UNCUT) on Q Nov 10, 2011 | 32:21A Canadian exclusive with master storyteller Stephen King on his brand new book, titled 11/22/63 -- the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

1 of 2