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“Free Ai Weiwei”
Artist and activist, Ai Weiwei has been missing since April 3, where he was detained by the Chinese authorities in Beijing. Germany, France and the UK have officially expressed concern about his detainment. In Denmark, Ai Weiwei’s art is most famous for the installation that replaced The Little Mermaid while she was in Shanghai for Expo 2010. Ai Weiwei currently exhibits at Gl. Holtegaard and at Louisiana this fall.
Globally, Ai Weiwei cemented his name with the installation “Sunflower Seeds” at Tate Modern in London, which contained millions of small hand painted porcelain seeds. And at the Documenta exhibition, in the German city Kassel in 2007, where he presented an installation of 1001 wooden chairs from the Qing dynasty that ended its reign 100 years ago.
The specially designed "Free Ai Weiwei" t-shirt is available at the Playtype Concept Store in Copenhagen.