25 Sep '14, 1pm

Ai Weiwei repurposes Tibetan solar cookers for new "Refraction" installation at Alcatraz

Ai Weiwei repurposes Tibetan solar cookers for new "Refraction" installation at Alcatraz

’s new installation entitled Refraction resembles a giant bird wing-symbol of freedom, but instead of feathers, the artwork is made from repurposed Tibetan solar cookers and kettles and is trapped inside one of America's most notorious prisons-Alcatraz . Visitors can only look at it through cracked windows of the famous walkway that was once used by guards to keep watch over prisoners.

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