Kōchi, Japan

Nima since 2007

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Glenn Kaino - Interview with an Artist

Bobby Okinaka

Glenn Kaino (b. 1972) is one of the artists whose work is on display in the One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now exhibition at the Japanese American National Museum (the exhibition runs until May 4, 2008). His installation entitled “Graft” features two stuffed animals, one a salmon masquerading …

Liberdade - Sao Paulo's Japantown

online exhibition

Brazil is home to 1.5 million people of Japanese descent. Sao Paulo has the largest community of Nikkei in Brazil and the heart of the community is a district called …

The Okinawan Wives Club

Bobby Okinaka

A few years ago, I came up with an idea to make a documentary about overseas Okinawan communities. I wanted to show that Okinawans left their island home for places all over the globe, but no matter where they went, the migrants took their culture and traditions with them. I …

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