The Empty Chair of Liu Xiaobo by Maarten Baas for Amnesty International

 The Empty Chair of Liu Xiaobo by Maarten Baas for Amnesty International

The Empty ChairTherm-a-Rest Trekker Chair Sleeve. Read more ... » was designed by Maarten BaasThe Plain Collection with the Design in Pigmented Clay by Maarten Baas. Read more ... » on invitation of Amnesty International, and in honor of the Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. Supporting their campaign against the increased suppression of writers, journalists, artists and activists, Maarten Baas was invited by Amnesty International to design a piece. For his peaceful battle for fundamental human rights, Liu Xiaobo was awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010. Because of he was in jail serving an 11 year imprisonment for ‘undermining of the state’, Liu Xiaobo could not accept the prize in person. Therefore, The Empty Chair was a symbol for repression.

 The Empty Chair of Liu Xiaobo by Maarten Baas for Amnesty International

The chair designModern Furniture Design Chair with Green Color. Read more ... », designed by Maarten Baas had five meters tall in heightened. He presented the unique chairSharePortable Park Chair by Thomas Bernstrand. Read more ... » during the 50th anniversary of Amnesty International on May 28, 2011 in Pakhuis De Zwijger in Amsterdam.
The unique furnitureDouble Side with a Fold-out Table by Matali Crasset for Danese. Read more ... » would be provided in the form of an exclusive pin.
This chair with a ladder-back reaching into the sky for human rights charity Amnesty International was designed by Dutch designerThe Belly Cabinet Furniture Design in Bright Red. Read more ... » Maarten Baas. Called The Empty Chair, it was destined to Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo who was unable to receive the prize in person last year as he had been imprisoned. The piece would be presented in Amsterdam on Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of Amnesty International.
Photographs were by Frank Tielemans.

 The Empty Chair of Liu Xiaobo by Maarten Baas for Amnesty International

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