ai weiwei charity t shirt designs ai weiwei charity t shirt designs
oct 27, 2010

ai weiwei charity t shirt designs

charity t-shirt designs by ai weiwei all images courtesy des artistes

chinese conceptual artist ai weiwei, working in collaboration with munich-based clothing label des artistes has created a limited series of t-shirts for a charity project. consisting of three separate designs on simple white tees, all the proceeds is going to doctors without borders/médecins sans frontières (MSF).

‘brain inflation’ features a black and white CT scan of ai weiwei’s hemorrhaging brain after he was beaten by chinese police force for trying to testify at the trial of a fellow activist for investigating the deaths of school children in the 2008 sichuan earthquake.

all proceeds go to doctors without borders/médecins sans frontières (MSF)‘brain inflation’ by ai weiwei in collaboration with des artistes

‘hanging man’ consists of a wire clothes hanger which has been twisted to look like the profile of french surrealist artist, marcel duchamp.

‘hanging man’ by ai weiwei

the last in the series entitled ‘peanuts’ shows an image of hand-painted porcelain replicas of the nut.

‘peanuts’ by ai weiwei

des artistes is an eco-conscious label introducing works from emerging and notable contemporary artists. every tee uses 100% organic supima cotton with environmentally friendly water-based inks.

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