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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles Reconfigured Using 3,144 Bikes in Toronto | Collosal


Ai Weiweis Forever Bicycles Reconfigured Using 3,144 Bikes in Toronto Toronto installation bicycles
Photo via Scotiabank Nuit Blanche
As part of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche in Toronto this weekend, an enormous reconfiguration of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles (previously hereand here) was unveiled in the center of Nathan Phillips Square. The installation dominates the outdoor space, measuring 100 feet long by 30 feet wide and consists of some 3,144 bicycles, resulting in so much depth and volume the piece almost appears blurred. Via Scotiabank Nuit Blanche:
World-renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei will exhibit a new edition of his Forever Bicycles sculpture in Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square. 3,144 interconnected bicycles will form a three-dimensional structure creating an incredible visual effect.

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