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.
The space is filled up with mirrors and small LED lights which reflect infinite dots in the space, resemblance the Brilliance of Life. Yayoi Kusama has the obsession in poka dots and suffers from hallucinations caused by experiences that terrified her.
The Weather Project, representations of the sun and sky dominate the expanse of the Turbine Hall. A fine mist permeates the space, as if creeping in from the environment outside. Throughout the day, the mist accumulates into faint, cloud-like formations, before dissipating across the space. Olafur Eliasson takes this ubiquitous subject as the basis for exploring ideas about experience, mediation and representation.