Special Photo Exhibition: 絆 Kizuna 7
Commemoration of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Location: Field House
The Kizuna Photo Exhibition is part of the programming to remember the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan’s Tohoku region on March 11, 2011, presented by the Osaka Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International, the Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago, the Japan America Society of Chicago, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Chicago Office, and Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Chicago.
The photos displayed at Japan Festival Chicago are from the Kizuna Photo Exhibition in 2017 titled RESILIENCE. Curated by Alan Labb, Associate Professor, Photography Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the images were selected from the past Kizuna exhibition archive from the Kizuna 1 through 6.
The Kizuna exhibitions have been contributed by many photographers including the leading Japanese business newspaper Nikkei’s Photo Department archive, “Memory: Things We Should Never Forget.” For more info, contact: