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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei on Lesvos recording refugee crisis

Featured Chinese artist Ai Weiwei on Lesvos recording refugee crisis

Chinese artists and activist Ai Weiwei is on the Greek island of Lesvos recording aspects of the refugee crisis and speaking with refugees, volunteers and NGO’s who are involved in assisting them.

The artist has been posting pictures with refugees and migrants waiting to be registered at the identification and registration center in Moria, while today he also uploaded short videos showing refugee boats arriving to Lesvos’ shores.
According to the pictures Weiwei has posted online, he arrived to Athens three days ago and after a brief visit to the Acropolis and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, he traveled to Lesvos to continue his work.
His pictures and videos are being shared on his Instagram account (https://www.instagram.com/aiww/).