100 Million Sunflower Seeds

I’d love to be in London at the moment because the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall is covered in replica Sunflower seeds for an exhibition by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. The seeds are intricately hand crafted and there are 100 million of them! The funny thing is that it was supposed to be the kind of thing that visitors could walk all over but the Tate has blocked access because of dangerous levels of dust. So visitors have to see the seeds from afar – shame about the fact that each is hand crafted out of porcelain by specialist artisans… If you haven’t been to the Turbine hall it’s massive and the seeds cover 1000 square meters – 150 tonnes of them. Cool!

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