New book “Japanorama: Contemporary Art in Japan since 1970” released

“JAPANORAMA: NEW VISION ON ART SINCE 1970”, a new book edited by Professor Yuko Hasegawa of our university, has been released by Suiseisha. This is the Japanese book is based on the French version of the catalog of the exhibition “JAPANORAMA: NEW VISION ON ART SINCE 1970”, which was held at the Centre Pompidou, Metz in 2017. This long-awaited book adds many new pictures of artworks and exhibition to the French version of the exhibition catalog, and substantially expands the exhibition documentation. Professors Yoshitaka Mori and Futoshi Hoshino, who also teaches in our department, also have contributed to the book. Please visit your local bookstore or online store for more information.


Japanorama: An archipelago of perpetual change Yuko Hasegawa
An archipelago of six concepts Yuko Hasegawa

A. Strange Object, Post-human Body
B. Pop Art: before/after 1980s
C. Collaboration/Participation/Sharing
D. Poetics of Resistance
E. Floating Subjectivity/Private Documentary
F. Materiality and Minimalism

Japanese culture since 1970: Acinematic panorama in a letter Yasuo Kobasashi
The 3.11 earthquake and social media Yositaka Mōri
A genealogy of shadow, or logic of visual bricolage Keisuke Kitano
Expo ’70: A panorama of postwar Japanese art Manabu Miki
Mono-ha Kenji Kajiya
Looking at today through the lens of the 1980s Akio Miyazawa
Post-Provoke and Post-Conpora: Understanding Japanese photography since the 1970s Minoru Shimizu
Giving life: The latent power of still images in Japanese subculture Futoshi Hoshino
Performance in Japan: Between anti-establishment and poplar culture Emmanuelle de Montgazon

Editor Profile:
Yuko Hasegawa
Director of the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa and Professor of Graduate School of Global Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts. Formerly, Chief Curator and Founding Artistic Director of the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa and Chief Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (2006-2016). Named as Curator of 11th Sharjah Biennial (2013), Co-Curator of 29th São Paulo Biennial (2010), and Artistic Director of the 7th International Istanbul Biennial (2001). Recent projects include, the Fukami Exhibition at Hotel Salmon de Rothschild (2018), the 7th International Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art: Clouds ⇄ Forests (September 2017).