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Japan Society Curator of Exhibition Interpretation Michael Chagnon, Ph.D., takes listeners on a guided tour of In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11. Using highlights from each section, this audio tour provides more context for the works on display.

Audio plays in YouTube. You can listen to each individual stop, or open the playlist and follow along.

To download an audio file of the complete In the Wake audio tour, please click here.
 
  Stop 1     
Nobuyoshi Araki (b. 1940), Untitled from the series Shakyō rōjin nikki (Diary of a Photo Mad Old Man), 2011, Photograph, gelatin silver print, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Sophie M. Friedman Fund, 2015.2945, © Nobuyoshi Araki / Courtesy Taka Ishii Gallery, Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

 
  Stop 2     
Shiga Lieko (b. 1980). Photograph of notes posted at an emergency center after 3/11. Courtesy of the artist.

 
  Stop 3     
Hatakeyama Naoya (b. 1958), 2013.10.20 Kesen-chō from the series Rikuzentakata, 2013
Photograph, chromogenic print, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Sophie M. Friedman Fund, 2015.2937 © Naoya Hatakeyama / Courtesy of Taka Ishii Gallery, Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

 
 

Stop 4     

Lost and Found. Japan Society installation New York City. Courtesy of Lost and Found Project.

 
 

Stop 5   

Takashi Arai (b. 1978) April 26, 2011, Onahama, Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture from the series Mirrors in Our Nights, 2011, Daguerreotype, ©Takashi Arai / Courtesy of PGl Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

 
 

Stop 6   

Daisuke Yokota (b. 1983), Untitled from the series Site/Cloud, 2012, Photograph, pigment based inkjet print, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Sophie M. Friedman Fund, © Daisuke Yokota / Courtesy of G/P Gallery, Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

 
 

Stop 7    

Shiga Lieko (b. 1980), Mother's Gentle Hands from the series Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore), 2009, Photograph, chromogenic print © Lieko Shiga / Courtesy of the artist, Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

 

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