FROM HIROSHIMA TO FUKUSHIMA: ART & POETRY

SUNDAY JUL 20, 2014 | 5-7 PM


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In conjunction with Yukiyo Kawano’s current art installation at the Café, Glyph hosts an evening of music, poetry readings and artists’ talks on the intertwined topics of Hiroshima, Fukushima and Hanford.

Poet and editor Leah Stenson reads from her newest book,Reverberations from Fukushima: 50 Japanese Poets Speak Out.

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

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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 major texts of classical Japanese literature, Bashō’s work is based on a journey he made in the late spring of 1689 during which he passed through modern-day Fukushima. Kawano’s delicate piece revisits and personalizes the legacy of the nuclear era and the 2011 Daiichi nuclear plant disaster in Fukushima.