Ai Weiwei makes a statement

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Ai Weiwei wraps Berlin’s Konzerthaus with 14,000 refugee life jackets

designboom, “the world’s first and most popular digital architecture and design magazine,” reports that Ai Weiwei has found a way to make a statement on Europe’s refugee crisis.

The six columns that receive visitors to the concert hall have been temporarily draped in 14,000 orange vests, each carefully attached to one another and affixed to the supporting colonnade. The sheer abundance of jackets used by Ai Weiwei highlights the countless lives changed by the crisis, with every single vest reflecting the individual life of a man, woman or child whose landing at Lesvos is just the beginning.

See the full article along with many pictures here: http://www.designboom.com/art/ai-weiwei-life-jackets-refugee-konzerthaus-berlin-02-15-2016/.

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