In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11
The catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that struck northeast Japan on March 11, 2011 and triggered an on-going nuclear crisis has been met with an overwhelming reaction in the arts, marking a profound shift in the contemporary Japanese cultural landscape. Opening five years to the day since 3/11, Japan Society’s presentation of In the Wake reveals a stunning range of photographic responses to the disaster and the artistic paths that lie ahead as Japan continues to rebuild. With over 90 photographic works by 17 of Japan’s leading visionaries, the exhibition invites viewers to experience the power and the poetry of art transcending unspeakable tragedy, forging a universal link that connects Japan to New York and beyond.
- March 11, 2016 – June 12, 2016