By Andrew Hasegawa In July I embarked on a six-day road trip, leaving Melbourne for the first time in two-and-a-half years, in search of intellectual stimulation and new experiences. First stop was Adelaide, to attend a symposium on Japanese war art hosted by Flinders University, an
Nikkei Australia founding member Dr Yuriko Nagata will give a talk about Japanese internment in Australia during WWII and its consequences on Sunday, 30th October, 2022 at 10:30 am-11:30 am at Anzac Square Memorial Galleries, 285 Ann Street, Brisbane (please note: this event was origi
Nikkei Australia is a partner in a major international collaborative project exploring global Nikkei histories. Called Past Wrongs, Future Choices (PWFC), this $7.5 million project involves a team of 80 researchers, teachers, archivists, librarians and museum curators on five continen
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
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.
Delegates are requested to do registration for the symposium in the afternoon of March 6th Thursday at the Cowra Japanese Gardens or on the morning between 8:30-9:00 on March 7th Friday in the Foyer of the Cowra Civic Centre. * Please note this program is subject to minor changes.
Registration for the Internment Symposium & related events in Cowra 6-9 March 2014 is now open. Download: Registration Form *Complete form and return to Cowra Tourism Corporation by 13 February 2014 firstname.lastname@example.org Registration fee for the symposium: Full AUD $130; One da
COWRA-CANOWINDRA INTERGENERATIONAL COMMUNITY ARTS PROJECT Summary by WeiZen Ho and Alan Schacher Voice and Movement Workshop Facilitators, 23 Sept – 4 Oct 2013 written 15th Oct 2013 It was encouraging to see through the process with some of the workshop participants, especially