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Watch: Laura Poitras’s The Art of Dissent

In her latest Op-Doc, Laura Poitras documents a meeting between the artist Ai Wei Wei and technologist Jacob Applebaum as they meet in Beijing to stuff toy pandas with shredded NSA documents that were given to Poitras and Glenn Greenwald by Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, some two years prior. As Poitras notes in her accompanying write-up in the Times, “During the encounter, Ai and Appelbaum continually filmed and photographed each other. Between their cameras and mine, we created a zone of hyper-surveillance.” Watch above.

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