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Dear Japanese: Children of War


Miyuki Okuyama, H and F, 2012
Miyuki Okuyama, H and F, 2012. Black-and-white photograph, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist © Miyuki Okuyama. The twin brothers spent their childhood in an orphanage.

Netherlands-based artist Miyuki Okuyama describes the genesis of her photographic project Dear Japanese, in which she portrays the offspring of Japanese fathers and Dutch-Indonesian mothers as a way to reflect on the complexities of identity. More