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UK: Ai Wei Wei and Anish Kapoor trek across London in solidarity with refugees02:18

UK: Ai Wei Wei and Anish Kapoor trek across London in solidarity with refugees

United Kingdom, London
September 17, 2015 at 15:59 GMT +00:00 · Published

Famous artists Ai Wei Wei and Anish Kapoor joined together for an epic 17km (10.56 mile) walk across London from the Royal Academy of Arts to the Olympic Park, in solidarity with refugees on Thursday.

Earlier this week the two artists posted photos online of themselves "giving the finger" to the response of European governments to the refugee crisis, which they view as overwhelmingly negative.

Hundreds of supporters joined in the walk, each carrying a single blanket. The walk was meant to recreate symbolically the journey of refugees fleeing the war-torn Middle East.

UK: Ai Wei Wei and Anish Kapoor trek across London in solidarity with refugees02:18
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Famous artists Ai Wei Wei and Anish Kapoor joined together for an epic 17km (10.56 mile) walk across London from the Royal Academy of Arts to the Olympic Park, in solidarity with refugees on Thursday.

Earlier this week the two artists posted photos online of themselves "giving the finger" to the response of European governments to the refugee crisis, which they view as overwhelmingly negative.

Hundreds of supporters joined in the walk, each carrying a single blanket. The walk was meant to recreate symbolically the journey of refugees fleeing the war-torn Middle East.

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