In the Media: Yoshiko Shimada ’82 Profiled in Art Radar

Yoshiko Shimada '82 Profiled in Art Radar

Shimada Yoshiko, ‘Being a Statue of a Japanese Comfort Woman’, 2012, colour photo transfer and collage. Image courtesy the artist.

Video and performance artist Yoshiko Shimada ’82 was recently profiled in the online journal Art Radar. In her work, Shimada uses rigorous research methods to examine diverse topics including Japanese cultural memory, art education in Asia during the 1960s and 70s, and the role of women in the Asia-Pacific War. She currently lives and works in Chiba, Japan.