All We Can Do is Pray

Three Japanese artists—Meiro Koizumi, Junko Harada and Natsumi Seo—have produced works that focus on the perspectives of marginalised people, including women, children and the elderly, in times of great loss. It features spoken, text and visual stories from World War II and the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami connected by the subjects’ sense of powerlessness over their destinies, carrying on from past traumas into the present day.

Presented by Boxcopy and QUT Creative Industries. This project was assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, plus support from the Japan Studies Association of Australia and Creative Partnerships Australia through the Australian Cultural Fund.

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