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Restless and Peaceful with Li Wei

4 years agoArts : Hyperallergic

BEIJING — I arrived at Dongfeng Art District one afternoon, a 20-minute drive east of the more famous 798 and Caochangdi arts districts in northeast Beijing. It’s a short but somewhat winding drive away from the shinier parts of Chaoyang District, Beijing’s most economically-developed area. “Dongfeng” means ”East Wind,” and the area hosts a number…
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Local Interest / China : China Journal - WSJ.com (last year)

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