Artist Ai Weiwei Salvages and Straightens 150 Tons of Rebar From the Sichuan Earthquake to Create Stunning Art Installation

Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei has created a gigantic art installation made of 150 tons of rebar that was salvaged from the site of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake and then painstakingly straightened. The piece is meant to call attention to the state’s responsibility for the tragic consequences of the event and point out the inhumanities caused by the country’s economic boom.”

 

(via Inhabitat)

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