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Jerry Takigawa | Balancing Cultures at The Griffin Museum of Photography
April 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
About Balancing Cultures –
Initially an identity project, Balancing Cultures gives voice to a story suffered in silence by my immigrant grandparents and American-born parents. My mother’s passing left my brother and me with boxes of photographs. Among them were photos of family members taken in camp that we had never seen. In my family, when anyone spoke of camp, they weren’t referring to a pine-scented summer retreat—they were referring to the WWII American concentration camps sanctioned in 1942 by President Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066.
About Jerry Takigawa –
Jerry Takigawa is an independent photographer, designer, and writer. His work is in the collections of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Museum, Crocker Art Museum, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Monterey Museum of Art, and the Library of Congress. Takigawa lives and works in Carmel Valley, California.