Category: Written Blog

  • 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…

  • reflect on “Suspended Moment:Desperate Bid For Life”

    In my reflecting the pre-show performance (Centennial Play – “Words That Burn”) with a Butoh dancer, Meshi Chavez, on Sep., 27th, 2014. One of the way I understood about that moment — the moment felt like a phantom; the sense of impossibility filled the space; We all have experienced a nihilistic desire; imagine our own death……

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • FROM HIROSHIMA TO FUKUSHIMA: ART & POETRY

    SUNDAY JUL 20, 2014 | 5-7 PM 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 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…