Yukiko Nagakura: The Nuclear: Power and Family_Case in Fukushima

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Image: Yukiko Nagakura

Open from: 18:00
Screening from: 19:30
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Yukiko Nagakura: One night show and screening

The Nuclear: Power and Family_Case in Fukushima coincides with the anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster of 1986.
Japanese artist Yukiko Nagakura presents her installation work and films based on her fieldwork in Fukushima in 2016. The show is part of the artist’s ongoing research project “The Nuclear: Power and Family” which she has been carrying out since 2016.

The details of screening are as follows:
Four short films by Yukiko Nagakura:

1. Women in the aftermath of nuclear power: Fukushima_1 [14:50 min]*
2. Women in the aftermath of nuclear power: Fukushima_2 [14:50 min]*
3. Women in the aftermath of nuclear power: Fukushima_3 [14:50 min]*
4. I have a long journey before me. [21:18 min]
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*Original Version (OV) in Japanese with English subtitles

Yukiko Nagakura made these films based on fieldwork which she carried out in Fukushima in 2016. She interviewed women asking how they struggled with the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster of 2011. Yukiko Nagakura compiled the women’s personal stories into four films. These films tell of the menace of a radiation contamination from a female perspective, forcing us to face an urgent and universal problem concerning women’s empowerment worldwide.

After the screening, everybody is invited to stay for an informal talk, have a few drinks and share their impressions on the films.

 

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