He Announced That He'd Be Building a 1,000-Tent Installation for the Emscherkunst Triennial Art Festival

Date: 6/22/2013 - 10/6/2013

Weiwei has a piece called Aus der Aufklärung at the Emscherkunst Triennial art festival. The title of the piece means out of enlightenment and features 1,000 tents along the Emscher River. Visitors can rent the tents overnight to experience the exhibit. Every tent is unique and is made to host about two or three people. This piece aims to contemplate freedom of speech and the lack their of in China by removing the distance between viewers and art. We highly suggest checking this installation out if you're passing through Germany before October.

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