Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has filled the museum’s turbine hall with millions of life-sized sunflower seeds, these life-sized sunflower seed husks are in fact intricately hand-crafted in porcelain.

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Each seed has been individually sculpted and painted by specialists working in small-scale workshops in the Chinese city of Jingdezhen. The installation encourages visitors to touch and walk on the carpet of “sunflower seeds”.

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