My Beautiful Enemy “I was blinded by his beauty. In the one or two photographs I’ve kept of him I can still see it. He stares out of them almost miserably, as if his loveliness is an affliction. Not that I saw it that way, at least not in the beginning. In the beginning I thoug
Congratulations – Winner of the Australia/Vogel’s Literary Award After Darkness by Christine Piper “It is early 1942 and Australia is in the midst of war. While working at a Japanese hospital in the pearling port of Broome, Dr Ibaraki is arrested as an enemy alien an
Listen to Nikkei Australia’s Dr. Yuriko Nagata (University of Queensland) on SBS Japanese Language Radio, talking thought World War Two Civilian Internment in Australia. 「オーストラリアにおける第二次大戦時の民間日系人の強制収容について」日本語でのインタビュー http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/japanese/highlight/page/id/
We would like to thank the following individuals for contributing to our fundraising campaign (more story is available from this link). Because of you, Weizen Ho, Alan Schacher and Shigeki Sano to perform at the Japanese Cemetery in Cowra with Bianca Reggio, Lauren Townsend and Rio So
Guinness Book Record Holder for origami crane folding, artist Hiromi Ashlin from the Happy Bird Project visited Cowra in March 2014 as part of the Cowra Canowindra Community / Civilian Internment Arts Project and conducted a series of origami crane folding workshops. Hiromi visited th
Interpretive board final.pdf (120KB) The interpretive board telling (in English & Japanese) the plight of the Nikkei civilian internees was installed at the Japanese War Cemetery in Cowra on 9 March 2014. It is the first public acknowledgement of its kind for Nikkei Australians.
Documentation excerpt Artists: Weizen Ho, Alan Schacher, Shigeki Sano, Ria Soemardjo, Bianca Reggio, Lauren Townsend; Video: David Hansen with Jack Warren Ceremonial Performance was part of the Cowra Civilian Internment Program’s commemorative ceremony for civilian internees bur
Artists: Jumaadi with Ria Soemardjo (viola, found objects / instruments), Graham Apthorpe (tenor banjo and mandolin), Lawrance Ryan (vocals), Philippa Patterson (guitar), and Marc Mcleish (guitar); Video: David Hansen with Jack Warren.
Video by David Hansen, Dylan Oliver and Jack Warren Documentation excerpt from exhibition opening at Japanese Gardens & Cultural Centre, Cowra and interview with the artist. March 6th 2014. EVIDENCE: The fate of an Okinawan Internee from New Caledonia by Mutsumi Tsuda is a