Seattle Asian Art Museum

On August 5th, 2015 (August 6th, Hiroshima time), Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility (WPSR) commemorated the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima by having the 100% scale, second “Little Boy (folded)” installing on the steps of the Seattle Asian Art Museum. For this one-day outside installation, I attended to meet visitors, and talk about … Read moreSeattle Asian Art Museum

Never Again

AUGUST 6 – SEPTEMBER 19 – Traveling Exhibit commemorating 70th anniversary of Hiroshima & Nagasaki Concordia University / George R. White Library Open to public during library hours / FREE Co-sponsored by Concordia University and The Wholistic Peace Institute The image below shows the calligraphy on the kimono silk which is forming the shape of … Read moreNever Again

Suspended Moment: Desperate Bid For Life

Fat Man (folded) and Little Boy (folded) will be showing at Centennial Play – “Words That Burn” – Portland, OR/There will be a per-show performance —Suspended Moment:Desperate Bid For Life –with a Butoh dancer, Meshi Chavez, on Sep., 27th   Suspended Moment: Desperate Bid For Life —-FREE EVENTS BEFORE WORDS THAT BURN PERFORMANCE 7:00pm – 7:30pm (the performance space open 30 minutes … Read moreSuspended Moment: Desperate Bid For Life

One Thousand Questions/千の問

  August 9th, 2014 One Thousand Questions/千の問—From Hiroshima to Hanford‘s opening reception. The lanterns here are once float off the water on August 6th at the Green Lake, Washington: based on a custom started in Hiroshima to float off the spirit of hibakusya. This year —69 years after the A-bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki— the lanterns … Read moreOne Thousand Questions/千の問

One Thousand Questions/千の問 –Lantern floating ceremony

  From Hiroshima to Hanford   Wed., Aug. 6, 2014 In conjunction with a show at Columbia City Gallery, Etsuko Ichikawa and Yukiyo Kawano head north to Green Lake to participate in a special Hiroshima memorial lantern floating ceremony. Here the lanterns were float off the water: a symbolic gesture that started in Hiroshima to float … Read moreOne Thousand Questions/千の問 –Lantern floating ceremony

SPECIAL HAIKU DINNER – AN EVENING OF KARUMI

SUNDAY JUL 27, 2014 | 5 PM – 7 PM participated an artists’ crossroads event at Glyph Cafe: An Evening of Karumi. Karumi means a “light beauty with subtlety,” and defined the qualities found in the later poems of haiku master Matsuo Bashō.   Mukashi yori yomi okeru uta makura…..Of all the many places celebrated in … Read moreSPECIAL HAIKU DINNER – AN EVENING OF KARUMI

Glyph Cafe

GLYPH CAFÉ AND ARTS SPACE 804 NW COUCH ST. PORTLAND, ORE. 97209 (503) 719-5481 YUKIYO KAWANO “NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH” June 1 – August 1, 2014 Yukiyo Kawano’s hand-dyed silk and paper installation is a study after Bashō’s prosimetric work, Oku no Hosomichi (Narrow Road to the Deep North). Considered to be one of the … Read moreGlyph Cafe