Bowl of Pearls

Ocean Objects

Bowl of Pearls


A Bowl of Pearls

story by Anna Grasskamp

At first glance, this installation evokes the idea of a gigantic bowl filled with rice. At second view, we discover myriads of cultured pearls. What role does maritime material culture from South China play in this work by contemporary artist Ai Weiwei? This story is part of the Ocean Objects series, supported and funded by: Research Grants Council Hong Kong (GRF 12603017).

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