Ai Weiwei covers historic Quebec City rampart in refugee life jackets

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has fastened 2000 life jackets to a 17th-century stone fortification in central Quebec City for Passages Insolites, an annual art festival in the city. The jackets were used by Syrian refugees attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea. Having been a refugee himself, the artist has produced many works that illustrate the refugee experience as part of our shared humanity.

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