On May 12, 2008, the Wenchuan Earthquake occurred in Sichuan Province, with school buildings and student dormitories collapsing, which caused many student casualties. On December 15, 2008, Ai Weiwei Studio initiated the 5.12 Citizens' Investigation, discovering 5,196 names of student victims. In October 2013, Ai Weiwei began an audio project, entitled 'Shouting Out', in which he shouted the individual names of the student victims. Within two months, he shouted 2,639 names of the student victims and lost his voice. The remaining names were shouted by assistants at Ai Weiwei Studio. In eight months, a total of 5,196 names were shouted. The total audio recording has a duration of 1 hour 40 minutes 42 seconds, including the participation of 14 people. Participants include Ai Weiwei, Chen Shuo, Chen Chao, Ma Yan, Sun Mo, Wang Zhongxia, Cui Xing, Guo Mengqiu, Chen Wei, Edmond, Xiao Ye, Wu Tun, Song Xiaojing, and Yao Gaocai.
2008年5月12日，四川发生“汶川大地震”，大批校舍坍塌致使大量学生伤亡。 2008年12月15日，艾未未工作室开始 5•12遇难学生名单“公民调查”，寻找到了5196名遇难学生的名字。 2013年10月，艾未未制作以“喊”出遇难学生名字的方式纪念作品。在两个月内他“喊”了2639个名字后失声。剩余部分由艾未未工作室助手完成，历时8月“喊”完5196个名字。完成音频时长1小时40分42秒，14人参与录音。 参与人员有艾未未，陈硕，陈超，马研，孙末，王仲夏，崔星，郭梦秋，陈炜，Edmond, 小野，吴吞，宋晓静，姚高才。