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Distant Observations. Fukushima in Berlin

At the 11th of March 2011 the atomic catastrophy of Fukushima occured. It destroyed the last illusion about the safety of nuclear powerplants. In the aftermath the unability of the Japanese government to react appropriate and the irresponsibility of the nuclear powerplant industry unveiled the huge danger, the world is helplessly facing. Global political solutions are not in sight.

25 artist are articulating their position towards the GAU in Fukushima at Kunstraum Kreuzberg in Berlin. Some of them are Japanese artists living in Berlin, the others do have different conections to Japan and Japanese culture. Personal concerns nevertheless are developed from the spacial distance for all of them. An impressive show searching for approaches to the unapprochable.

Exhibition at Kunbstraum Kreuzberg, 08.03.-27.04.14

Artists: Taro Chiezo, Nina Fischer & Maroan el Sani, Megumi Fukuda, Yishay Garbasz, Alireza Ghandchi, Florian Goldmann, Linda Havenstein, Idetsuki Hideaki, Leiko Ikemura, Satoshi Katono, Ryusuke Kido, Isolde Kille, Kanta Kimura, Yusuke Kimura, Aisuke Kondo, Azusa Kuno, Jens Liebchen, Soichiro Mihara, OLTA, Aya Onodera, Project Fukushima!, Hikaru Suzuki, Yuken Teruya, Mamoru Tsukada/Munan Øvrelid/Marcellvs L, Tomoyuki Ueno, Wermke/Leinkauf

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