Ai Weiwei’s ‘Tree’

Ai’s trees are made from parts of dead trees that are brought down from the mountains of southern China. The trees look natural from a distance and artificial from close up. Tree has been likened to the modern Chinese nation, where ethnically diverse peoples have been brought together to form ‘One China’, a state-sponsored policy aimed at protecting and promoting China’s sovereignty and territorial.

3 thoughts on “Ai Weiwei’s ‘Tree’”

  1. I like how the concept where Ai Wei Wei used dead trees from the mountains of Southern China to signify unification for ‘One China’. Interesting piece!

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