Nikkei Australia’s Mayu Kanamori and Elysha Rei will talk about their art and arts practice at an online symposium on 1 December 2023.
Nikkei Australia’s Mayu Kanamori to give a talk about Australian multiculturalism and Nikkei migration
Nikkei Australia’s Mayu Kanamori will give a talk about multiculturalism and Nikkei migrants at Matsuyama University, Japan.
Nikkei Australia Chair Elysha Rei will give an online talk about her Nikkei experiences as an artist and her connection with her Japanese grandmother.
By Shey Dimon: The email header read, ‘I’ve found your family’.
I think I stopped breathing at that moment.
By Amanda O’Connor: My grandfather is Hajime Fujimoto, ‘Hajima’ on some documents. He was born in Kumamoto Prefecture in the late 1800s.
By Steve Dawson: I took this opportunity to share the untold story of my great-grandfather, Ewar Dicinoski (Togawa Iwakichi), and the origins of the unique Dicinoski clan whose many descendants permeate Queensland and other parts of Australia.
Nikkei Australia’s Dr Yuriko Nagata to present lecture about internment in Tokyo, Japan, 10 December 2022
Dr Yuriko Nagata will talk at a special event to coincide with an exhibiton about ‘War Art’ in Nagoya, Japan.
By Andrew Hasegawa: As a fourth-generation Japanese Australian, researching my family history and preserving the stories of other Nikkei Australians is important to me.
By Joanna Boese: My mother’s given name was actually Atsuko, but she adopted the name Naomi as it is both a Japanese and Western name. Everyone called my father ‘Snow’ because his hair. Even in Japan he was known as ‘Yuki’ (snow).
- 29 November 2023
- NEW! Nikkei Australia members to present at the Asian Art Research Now symposium 1 December
- 10 November 2023
- Nikkei Australia's Mayu Kanamori to give a talk about Australian multiculturalism and Nikkei migration
- 12 August 2023
- Nikkei Australia's Rebecca Hausler explores fictional reimaginings of Japanese internment during WWII in a new publication