When artworks express the hopes of the post-quake society
Contemporary artist Kenji Yanobe, 47, created the “Sun Child” statue hoping that the areas affected by the 2011 accident at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant will recover from the disaster.
Fukushima Dai Ichi as a Japanese style roofing shrine
to physically communicate the true scale of the nuclear plant by Miyamoto
2 years after the events shaking Japan and the planet, for the first time in Japan, artists and creators convey the emotional and creative impact of March 2011.
Director Taro Igarashi, Professor of Architecture and Building Science, Tohoku University Graduate School of Engineering: "In the late nineteenth century Paul Gauguin produced a painting titled “Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?” In contrast, at the Triennale, Director Igarashi asks : “Where are we standing?"