Ai Weiwei Installs Life Jacket Piece in Vienna’s Belvedere Palace Pool

July 16th, 2016

Ai Weiwei, Belvedere Palace, via SCMPAi Weiwei has installed one of his life jacket sculptures in the pool outside of Vienna’s Belvedere Palace this month, continuing his work advocating for and exploring the crisis of Syrian refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos.  “There are more than 500,000 life jackets left on [Lesbos] and it looks like a landscape,” he says. “It is something so related to individuals. It could be the last thing you grab when you have to escape.”

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