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Ai Weiwei: cork elected to create original work
Our raw material was used to create Brainless Figure in Cork, a sculptural self-portrait by the activist.
Pedro Cabrita Reis, Ai Weiwei, Serpentine Gallery and Tom Dixon
Another objective is to provide monitoring and technical support for projects with world-renowned architects, designers and artists. This has been the basis for creating unique works, such as the recent sculptures “The Three Graces” by Pedro Cabrita Reis, the self-portrait of Ai Weiwei, temporary installations such as…
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion
The most visited of all summer pavilions of the famous London art gallery. The project by architects Herzog & de Meuron and visual artist Ai Weiwei, the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2012 found its transversal element in cork. Over 80 m3 of cork were used in the circular complex multi-level structure. The Serpentine…
Cork was first used in the Serpentine Summer Pavilion in 2012, in a project signed by the Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron and the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. On that occasion, it was integrated within a circular structure comprised of around 100 items of furniture made of Amorim Cork Composites’ agglomerated cork…