Nikkei Australia related web based projects developed by Chie Muraoka
Untitled.Showais an online portal for solving a mystery and making new meanings through found photographs. Contributors attend workshops and interact with a collection of old photographs from Japan, found in Australia, to solve a historic puzzle with the view to collectively finding ways to (re)patriate the original prints, the copyright holder or an appropriate archive, and in real time, participate in the unfolding of a contemporary story.
Cowra Voices is a geo-locative storytelling app, which includes stories of the Wiradjuri elders as well as personal histories of people buried at Cowra Japanese War Cemetery, and local narratives of grassroots peace building by members of the local Cowra community.
The Cowra Japanese War Cemetery Database project was commissioned by the Embassy of Japan in Canberra. This database provides individual information on 524 graves in the Cowra Japanese War Cemetery, which is located in Cowra, New South Wales.
Nikkei Australia promotes research, study, arts & cultural practices and community information exchange about the Nikkei diaspora in Australia.
About Okin is a process blog about projects arising from studies of Japanese women in Australia.