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Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit features contemporary photos taken by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Paul Kitagaki Jr. of Japanese Americans who were forcibly removed and incarcerated during WWII displayed next to images shot 75 years ago by such noted photographers as Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams, and others; each pairing features the same individuals or their direct descendants as the subject matter.
Join Paul Kitagaki Jr. for a gallery tour during which he’ll discuss his project. Limited to 25 participants.
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Paul Kitagaki Jr., photographer of Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit, will discuss his creative process, stories about the images, and the effects this project has had on those both behind and in front of the camera. He will be joined by Mason Tachibana and Junzo Jake Ohara, who were photographed as part of the project. The discussion is followed by an audience Q&A.
Included with museum admission. RSVPs are recommended using the link below. Please check back for updates.
Please note that the book will not be available until April.
In the Tateuchi Democracy Forum
Join us for a gallery tour led by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Paul Kitagaki Jr. of his exhibition, Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit, which closes on April 28.
Limited to 30 participants. $12 general, free for JANM members. Museum admission included.
Join us for a book signing and reception with Paul Kitagaki Jr at 3 p.m. Click here to RSVP.
To commemorate the upcoming release of his new book, Behind Barbed Wire, and in celebration of his highly regarded exhibition, Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit, join photographer Paul Kitagaki Jr. for a special reception with several of the exhibition’s subjects. Kitagaki will also be signing copies of his forthcoming book, which has an official publication date of September 2019, but he will be offering a pre-publication sale and signing at this event.
In the George & Sakaye Aratani Central Hall