Ai Weiwei's New NYC Project "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors"
on 11 October 2017
Ai Weiwei's latest NYC art installation is made up of some 300 pieces all over the city and makes a strong point about immigration and refugees. With a fence circling the Unisphere in Queens, a cage in Washington Square Park, and more "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors" encourages New Yorkers to take a moment and think about the problematic nature of borders—metaphorical and physical. He says, "We are living at a time where there's no tolerance, we're divided and they try to separate us by colors, race, religion, nationality, which I think is completely going backwards—against freedom, humanity, understanding of our time." Read more at Artsy.