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Ai Weiwei exhibit, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Junot Díaz to appear at Hopkins

Ai Weiwei exhibit, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Junot Díaz to appear at Hopkins

An exhibit* by the world-renowned Chinese artist and human rights activist Ai Weiwei will be installed at Johns Hopkins University this spring as part of the school's annual foreign affairs symposium.

The opening date hasn't yet been set. But, according to a university news release, the dissident artist is designing an artwork for the university, described only as "an immersive exhibit for display in the Glass Pavilion."

Ai is the artist who sharply criticized the Chinese government's record on democracy and human rights, and who was arrested on tax evasion charges in April, 2011 while boarding a plane to Hong Kong. He was held for 81 days in a tiny room and...

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