In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to March 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. Experience the power of art to transcend unspeakable tragedy with over 90 photographic works by 17 of Japan’s leading visionaries, including Nobuyoshi ArakiNaoya HatakeyamaKeizō KitajimaLieko Shiga, and Tomoko Yoneda.

The exhibition at Asia Society Texas Center marks the fifth anniversary of these cataclysmic events, and the ongoing journey of Japanese artists in response to them.

October 1, 2016 - January 1, 2017

This exhibition was organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.


December 25th, 2016 10:00 AM   through   January 1st, 2017 5:00 PM
1370 Southmore Blvd.
Asia Society
Houston, TX 77004
United States
Phone: 713.496.9901

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