Essays about: "Eimi Tagore-Erwin"

Found 1 essay containing the words Eimi Tagore-Erwin.

  1. 1. Post-Disaster Recovery Through Art: A case study of Reborn-Art Festival in Ishinomaki, Japan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Author : Eimi Tagore-Erwin; [2018]
    Keywords : Great East Japan Earthquake; art festival; machizukuri; trauma; socially engaged art; revitalization; Arts and Architecture; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis closely examines Reborn-Art Festival, a new arts and culture festival inaugurated during the summer of 2017 in one of the regions hardest hit by the triple disaster that devastated the northeastern coastline of Japan in 2011. In the face of an unspeakable tragedy like the Great East Japan Earthquake art may not seem like a central concern, but this thesis focuses on that subject specifically, investigating the ways in which art has become part of the healing process in the small community of Ishinomaki by way of the large-scale festival. READ MORE