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“Evidence”, Ai Wei Wei’s most recent exhibition in Berlin, Germany, closes with a record attendance of almost 250.000 visitors within 14 weeks. The exhibition was one of the largest ones by the Chinese artist so far, with Berlin’s famous Martin Gropius museum building being the ideal location, offering spacious exhibition halls for Ai Wei Wei’s art installations.
A great article about the history of the Ainu and the Okhotsk sea. Written by Japanese historian Kikuchi Toshihiko, lecturer at Hokkaido University.
The Sea of Okhotsk to the north and northeast of Hokkaidō plays no significant role in recorded Japanese history until the second half of the eighteenth century, when clashes began to occur between Russians advancing southward through the Kuril Islands and Japanese settlers trying to drive them back. 2,192 more words