Ai Weiwei requests Lego from fans



2015-10-27 15:51:02

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has made a call for Lego to fans over the internet, as the company refuses to supply him directly.

He plans to create a large scale work using the material/

A post on his Instagram page reads: “Ai Weiwei has now decided to make a new work to defend freedom of speech and 'political art’.

"Ai Weiwei Studio will announce the project description and Lego collection points in different cities."

A spokesman for Legos said that the company refrains "on a global level from actively engaging in or endorsing the use of Lego bricks in projects or contexts of a political agenda. This principle is not new."

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