José María SICILIA, With Children From Tohoku, Return To Us

Installation view at Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art, 2013. Photo © Paula Fujiwara

José María SICILIA has visited many disaster-stricken areas in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima Prefectures since the Great East Japan Earthquake and has worked with a number of workshops with children who have trauma because of the earthquake disaster. After giving lectures on works at the exhibition and workshops in Tohoku, SICILIA will hold a talk session with Aomi OKABE, Director of the International Division of “Ueno, a Global Capital of Culture.” At the end of the talk, International Library of Children’s Literature gives presentation on the Hinagiku project: National Diet Library Great East Japan Earthquake Archive, and their disaster-related picture books.

No reservation


Sep. 28 (Fri.), 2018


13:00 – 14:30


3rd floor, Brick Building Hall / Lounge, International Library of Children’s Literature, National Diet Library

*Free access
Capacity is 100 people (on first-come-first-served basis)

*Japanese-English consecutive interpretation and Japanese sign language interpreter available. Talks are conducted in Spanish and Japanese.

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