Art

Future IDs project collaborators at the 'Day of Public Programs' at Alcatraz on Feb. 16, 2019.
Park E-Ventures Article
'Future IDs at Alcatraz', presented in partnership with the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy and the National Park Servic through the Art in the Parks program.
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Opened March 8th at Fort Point, the Immigrant Yarn Project is the largest work of crowd-sourced art in the country. Collaboratively made with immigrants and their descendants from across the country, this Art in the Parks project celebrates tolerance, difference, and the vital contributions immigrants have made to our Nation's...
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Future IDs at Alcatraz was a yearlong exhibition on Alcatraz Island featuring ID-inspired artworks created by and with individuals with conviction histories as they conceive and develop a vision for a future self. Led by artist Gregory Sale, this project was presented by in partnership with the Golden Gate National...
Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz, Refraction exhibit
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Using the imagery of flight to evoke the tension between freedom and confinement, this monumental installation—weighing more than five tons—is modeled after a bird’s wing.
@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz in 3D: Yours Truly, Dining Hall
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Yours Truly serves as a springboard for visitors to engage in a global conversation about the responsibilities that we all bear as members of the international community.
@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz in 3D: Blossom, Hospital
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With intricately detailed encrustations of ceramic flowers, Ai transforms the utilitarian fixtures (sinks, toilets, and tubs) in several hospital ward cells and medical offices into fantastical, fragile porcelain bouquets.
@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz in 3D: Stay Tuned, A Block
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Stay Tuned invites visitors into 12 individual cells in A Block, where they can sit and listen to spoken words, poetry, and music by people who have been imprisoned for the creative expression of their beliefs—as well as works created under conditions of incarceration.
@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz in 3D: Refraction, New Industries Building (with tunnel access)
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Using the imagery of flight to evoke the tension between freedom and confinement, this monumental installation—weighing more than five tons—is modeled after a bird’s wing.
Ai Weiwei, Trace 2014 (New Industries Building, Alcatraz)
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In this installation, the viewer is confronted with a field of 176 colorful portraits laid out across an expanse of the floor. Each portrait—intricately constructed from LEGO® bricks—represents an individual who has been imprisoned or exiled because of his or her beliefs, actions, or affiliations.
Ai Weiwei Art Installation at Alcatraz
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This large-scale installation, located in the building once used for prison labor, is based on the traditional Chinese "dragon kite" and features multiple kites strung together to create a single, large multipart kite.