11 August 2009

forever bicycles

Founded in 1940, Shanghai Forever Co., Ltd. is a China state-run factory and heritage brand. Their bicycles are significant in Chinese history having been the most popular throughout 4 generations in China.

Ai Wei Wei, the Chinese artist/social activist/provocateur, deconstructed the "Forever" bicycle to create...

an installation from 2003

thousands of cut-up pieces of bike frames for a recent installation

photos via The New Order Magazine

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