Enhance your experience of Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and São Paulo with our FREE Guide by Cell audio tour (no cost except your cell phone minutes). Call at your convenience before, during, or after your visit to hear commentary by artists and curators. The Transpacific Borderlands audio tour is accessible by phone through February 25, 2018.
It’s easy to use:
Prompt 211: Kiyoto Ota (recorded in Japanese)
Prompt 212: Curator Michiko Okano speaking about the work of Erica Kaminishi (recorded in Portuguese)
Prompt 213: Curator Michiko Okano speaking about the work of Madalena Hashimoto (recorded in Portuguese)
Prompt 214: Curator Michiko Okano speaking about the work of Oscar Oiwa (recorded in Portuguese)
Prompt 215: Michiko Okano, curator of the São Paulo-based artists (recorded in Portuguese)
Prompt 216: Kris Kuramitsu, curator of the Los Angeles-based artists, speaking about Kenzi Shiokava, Ichiro Irie, and Shizu Saldamando (recorded in English)
In this series of short videos, artists featured in the exhibition discuss their work, their backgrounds, and their identities as Nikkei in Latin America and Southern California. View the videos online on Discover Nikkei. Click on the links below to view the videos with translated transcripts for each profile.
On September 17, 2017, JANM presented a panel discussion with artists and curators.
JANM’s DiscoverNikkei.org website is a treasure trove of materials and resources on Nikkei (Japanese emigrants and their descendants) life, history, culture, and community around the world. It is a community-based project that partners with organizations and individuals throughout the Americas to share Nikkei-related community and personal stories, events, and more in four languages—English, Japanese, Spanish, and Portuguese.