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Recovering Lives Through Art: Hidden Histories and Commemoration in the Works of Katsushige Nakahashi and Dadang Christanto

Turner, Caroline; Barclay, Glen


This essay is a reflection on the work of two contemporary artists: Japanese artist Katsushige Nakahashi and Indonesian artist Dadang Christanto. Both artists explore issues of history, memory and the commemoration of past lives. Nakahashi has focussed on the subject of the Pacific war (1941-45) and Japan's defeat in that war. The art of Dadang Christanto is dedicated to human rights abuses in every time and place but is also about Indonesia and very specifically about the killings in that...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Life Writing
DOI: 10.1080/14484528.2011.542639


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