Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s installation F Lotus, made of life vests floating on the pond at Vienna’s Belvedere Palace. Photo: AP

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s refugee statement: 1,005 life jackets floating in Vienna palace pond

The dissident artist’s latest installation in Austrian capital, addressing the tragedy of Europe’s refugee crisis, consists of 201 rings each holding five life jackets and floating like lotus flowers

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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s installation F Lotus, made of life vests floating on the pond at Vienna’s Belvedere Palace. Photo: AP
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