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By Shay Youngblood

In upload structure, Stir reminiscence: Japan Shay Youngblood explores, early thoughts of domestic, enduring friendship, loss and survival as noticeable during the lens of her stopover at to Japan and event of 3/11, the 9.0 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear tragedy, ten days after her arrival in Tokyo from Texas. truth and fiction, poetry and tune, combine and mingle in interviews and narrative tales. The concert paintings accommodates soundscapes, architectural drawings, animation and video.

As residing in Hawaii i used to be brought to eastern tradition, language and nutrition as a volunteer in a health center operating with jap sufferers who had now not been domestic in lots of years. In 2011 i used to be chosen as Japan U.S Friendship fee Artist Fellow. in the course of a residency in Japan, I interviewed architects (Kengo Kuma, Fumihiko Maki, Itsuko Hasegawa), designers (Kashiwa Sato, Kazuko Koike), curators and different jap creatives approximately their early thoughts of domestic. i used to be encouraged by way of my conversations with them and deeply plagued by the aftershocks of the earthquake, which ended in an unforeseen, new path in my work.

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