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After the Quake

A look at the post-Fukushima art scene in Japan through exhibitions in Iwaki and Osaka

BY HITOMI HASEGAWA

Composite of floor plans mapping the exhibition “Dies Irae / A theater in the public spaces in the city,” in Iwaki, 2015. Courtesy Chaos*Lounge.

Unless stated otherwise, all images courtesy the artists.

In recent years, the independent art scene in Japan has seen a surge in activity. As part of that, a dynamic, homegrown curatorship that has very rarely—or perhaps never—been practiced before has arisen. Two exhibitions, “Dies Irae / A theater in the public spaces…

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