Ai Weiwei has installed a piece in the Swedish town of Örebro to mark the fifth edition of the public space art biennial which opened over the weekend in conjunction with Open Art in Örebro.

Ai Weiwei Image via Financial Times Ai Weiwei
Image via Financial Times

The biennial is being held on Örebro's Engelbrecht Square where the streets have been painted pink and orange and large popcorn sculptures which can be climbed on have been installed. Several large works have also been installed at Örebro's castle.

Image via sverigesradio.se Image via sverigesradio.se

Ai Weiwei's contribution hangs on the lines between the low buildings. The piece is compromised of hundreds of hanging suits which flutter beautifully in the wind. In a disturbing undertone, they are in fact the uniform worn in Apple's Chinese factories, where working hours and conditions have been a source of controversy.

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