Item # 234795.
Edited by Michael Emmerich and Erkki Huhtamo. Published by the Yanai Initiative and the Japanese American National Museum, 2022
This beautifully produced volume was published for Masaki Fujihata’s exhibition BeHere / 1942: A New Lens on the Japanese American Incarceration, co-presented by the Japanese American National Museum and the Yanai Initiative for Globalizing Japanese Humanities at UCLA and Waseda University from May 7, 2022 – January 8, 2023.
It contains a variety of contributions, each of which engages, in its own way, with the history of the Japanese American incarceration and its representation in photographs and exhibitions; with BeHere / 1942 itself; and with the career of the artist Masaki Fujihata. Contributors include Emily Anderson, Anne-Marie Duguet, Michael Emmerich, Masaki Fujihata, Clement Hanami, Erkki Huhtamo, Brian Niiya and Karen Umemoto, and Karen Tei Yamashita.
Hardbound: 240 pp.