Sat, Apr 19, 2014 14:00
Cafe de Monk is a group of Buddhist priests and clergymen who attentively listen to people living in temporary houses in the areas severely hit by the natural calamity. With the aim of healing their saddened hearts in mind, the group has so far organized a pop-up cafe for their listening activities over 150 times, from Yamada town in Iwate prefecture to Minamisoma city in Fukushima prefecture. We will invite Taiou Kaneta for a talk session. He is the proposer for Cafe de Monk as well as Chief Priest of Tsuudaiji in Kurihara city, Miyagi prefecture.
Towada Art Center Exhibition Space
Free with exhibition ticket
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 - Tue, Sep 23
What does a space full of creativity and love look like in the aftermath of disaster? Held just three years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, this exhibition explored, through artworks and other post-disaster efforts, just what such spaces could look like. Sociologists like Kitahara Itoko and Rebecca Solnit hav...