For Ai Wewei the act of individuals voicing opinions and communicating with one another is of great importance. From October 2010 to May 2011, visitors to his installation Sunflower Seeds, on show in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern, were invited to record a video; either asking him their question or answering one from him. Thousands of questions were asked. This film features a select few.
Sunflower Seeds is made up of millions of small pieces, each apparently identical, but actually unique. However realistic they may seem, these life-sized sunflower seed husks are in fact intricately hand-crafted in porcelain.