Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has unveiled his latest installation, F.Lotus – 1,005 refugees' life jackets drifting in a baroque pond at Vienna's Belvedere Palace.

Ai, who earlier this year attached 14,000 life jackets to the columns of a Berlin concert house, said that the work was his way of addressing the tragedy of Europe's migrant crisis.

"There are over 500,000 life jackets left on (the Greek Island of Lesbos) and it looks like a landscape," he said. "It is something so related to individuals. It could be the last thing you grab when you have to escape."

The artist has also previously recreated the death of Aylan Kurdi, the Syrian toddler found dead on a Turkish beach in 2015, in a photo shoot for an Indian magazine.

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