Fences, Maps, and Darkness: Visualizing Okinawa

Fences, Maps, and Darkness: Visualizing Okinawa
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14 Sep 19:00 - 20:30

Trinity University, 1 Trinity Pl

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Fences, Maps, and Darkness: Visualizing Okinawa
Osamu James Nakagawa, Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar
7 p.m., Northrup Hall 040

Osamu James Nakagawa is Ruth N. Halls Distinguished Professor of Photography at Indiana, where he directs the Center for Integrative Photographic Studies. He was named the 2015 Sagamihara Photographer of the Year and the 2010 Higashikawa New Photographer of the Year. His work has been exhibited internationally and is in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, George Eastman Museum, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago. He is best known for his Okinawa trilogy, a series of works that address the atrocity of WWII in Japan. Other major works include Mado, Drive in Theater, and Kai: Following the Cycle of Life. He has received grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, Houston Center for Photography, American Photography Institute, and Tisch School of the Arts.

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