Event Yasukichi Murakami: Through A Distant Lens
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Venue Stables Theatre, Darlinghurst, NSW
First Date 10 February 2015
Opening Date 12 February 2015
Last Date 21 February 2015
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Japanese photographer, entrepreneur and inventor Yasukichi Murakami was the talk of the town in Broome and Darwin in the early 1900s, until the outbreak of the Second World War saw him and his family, like all Japanese in Australia, interned as enemy aliens. Murakami’s photographs were impounded and subsequently lost.

Using photographic projections, video, original music and soundscape, Japanese-Australian photographer and writer Mayu Kanamori goes in search of Murakami’s lost photographs. Uncovering a fascinating story of unlikely friendships, thwarted ambition and unrequited love, Yasuki
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Multimedia
Subjects Culture
Japan
Photography
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Terumi Narushima Composer
Malcolm Blaylock Director
Jane Bodie Dramaturg
Yuji Sone Dramaturg
Luiz Pampolha Lighting Designer
Yumi Umiumare Performer
Annette Shun Wah Producer
Mic Gruchy Visual Director
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web http://www.griffintheatre.com.au/whats-on/yasukichi-murakami-through-a-distant-lens/
Event Identifier 109036