Memory: Things We Should Never Forget

Memory: Things We Should Never Forget

Friday, February 24, 2012 — Sunday, May 27, 2012

“I’m a strong man too, so I’m helping my family.” Aoi Sato, age four, pushes a wheel- barrow to get water so his family can wash their furniture. April 15, 2011, Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture.

Lobby & A-Level

An exhibition of photos taken in the Tohoku region of Japan by the Photo Department of Nikkei Inc. in the immediate aftermath of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami and during the ongoing recovery. “Before and after” pairings vividly illustrate the human tragedy of this huge natural disaster and the optimism and resilience of local people as they struggle to rebuild their lives. A video of the work of Japan Earthquake Relief Fund grant recipients will also run.

Part of ONE YEAR LATER: Commemorating the One-Year Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami.



This exhibition is made possible through the generous cooperation of Nikkei Inc.

Exhibitions at Japan Society are made possible in part by the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Endowment Fund and the Friends of the Gallery.

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