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Red Hong Yi (previously here and here) has sprinkled 20,000 sunflower seeds onto a white canvas to “paint” a portrait of Ai Weiwei. According to her, Weiwei is “an artist who is forever questioning and asking for accountability from establishments through his art.” Hong Yi titled the portrait “Open Your Eyes”, and captured the entire process in one time-lapse.

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“Painting” A Portrait With 20,000 Seeds

Red Hong Yi (previously here and here) has sprinkled 20,000 sunflower seeds onto a white canvas to “paint” a portrait of Ai Weiwei. According to her, Weiwei is “an artist who is forever questioning and asking for accountability from establishments through his art.” Hong Yi titled the portrait “Open Your Eyes”, and captured the entire process in one time-lapse.