Ai Weiwei Poses as Drowned Syrian Refugee in Show of Solidarity

February 1st, 2016

Continuing his show of solidarity with Syrivan refugees on the Greek isle of Lesbos, Ai Weiwei has posed in a photograph recreating the scene of a drowned Syrian child.  “The image is haunting and represents the whole immigration crisis and the hopelessness of the people who have tried to escape their pasts for a better future,” says India Art Fair co-owner Sandy Angus.

Read more at The Guardian