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Nagasaki Journey Archive
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The collection consists of material relating to curation of the Nagasaki Journey exhibition, including printed material, press, correspondence, contracts, audiovisual materials, slides, and photographs. The collection includes over 100 8x10 reference prints of Yosuke Yamahata’s photographs, and negatives produced from the August 10, 1945 photographic expedition of Nagasaki.
Christopher Beaver is an award-winning producer, director and writer of films dedicated to human rights, freedom of expression, and the global environments. His films include the Emmy Award winning documentary Dark Circle; Between Dreams and History; Secrets of the Bay; and Tales of the San Joaquin. Beaver, along with film director and writer Judy Irving, founded the Independent Documentary Group (IDG), a nonprofit organization that produces a variety of films and media centered on human rights and the environment. Beaver was the Exhibition Curator for Nagasaki Journey, and co-produced and directed the correlating exhibition film. Nagasaki Journey opened in three cities simultaneously in the summer of 1995 to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the bombings of Nagasaki and Hiroshima. It featured photographs by Yosuke Yamahata taken on August 10, 1945, which form a comprehensive record of the effects of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan.
11 boxes (3.5 linear feet)
Copyright © 2001. Museum of Photographic Arts. All Rights Reserved. Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute the material herein for educational, research, and not-for-profit purposes, without fee and without a signed licensing agreement, is hereby granted, provide that the copyright notice and this paragraph appear on all copy productions and distributions. A fee may apply for commercial use, for more information; contact The Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101. tel: 619-238-7559, ext: 216. Some limitations apply. All 119 Yosuke Yamahata photographs remain copyrighted by Shogo Yamahata, KM House 3E, 4.7.12 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106, tel/fax: 3-3447-1223, email: sy@syamahata.com.
Stored on-site at the Museum of Photographic Arts. Open for research by appointment only. Contact the Edmund and Nancy K. Dubois Library for information.