Monthly Archives: January 2015

Hitomi Watanabe’s “Tokyo University 1968-1969 — Behind the Blockade” takes us beyond the barricades

Currently showing at Zen Foto Gallery in Roppongi is Hitomi Watanabe’s “Tokyo University 1968-1969 — Behind the Blockade” exhibition, a collection of nearly 30 prints of the photographer’s documentation of the University of Tokyo Zenkyōtō campus strike in 1968-69. Shots … Continue reading

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Demo held marking 30 years since murders of Sanya documentary activist-filmmakers Mitsuo Satō and Kyōichi Yamaoka

A demo was held recently to mark three decades since the murders of activist-filmmakers Mitsuo Satō and Kyōichi Yamaoka. Satō had been filming a documentary about Sanya, the day labourer slum district (yoseba) in Tokyo, when he was filming in … Continue reading

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