1968: The year Japan truly raised its voice

Art Nov 19, 2017

1968: The year Japan truly raised its voice

by John L. Tran

During a recent conversation with a student in his sixth year at a university renowned to be an incubator for Japanese politicians, 23-year-old Atsugi Fukuhara tells me that he wants to stay a student forever. The past five years have consisted of a lot of ...

What provoked Japan's contemporary photography?

Art Jun 27, 2013

What provoked Japan's contemporary photography?

by Mio Yamada

In 1968, as the world reeled from The Prague Spring, the turbulent union and student strikes in France, and the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Japan, like so many other nations, found itself in the midst of social unrest. Citizens questioned ...