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Japan: My “Postcards still Touring after 5 years! – 「 ポストカード展」ゆりあげ港朝市メイプル館での開催についてのお知らせ, Maple Kan Museum, Natori, Japan

15 January 2015 Updates:
The POSTCARDS TO JAPAN exhibition continues to tour the coast of Tohoku devastated by the tsunami on 11th March 2011
It is on show at the Maple-kan, Yuriage harbour morning market in Natori city, Miyagi prefecture from 12th January to 30th April 2015.
English follows Japanese:
■会期:2012年9月1日 〜31日
■会期:2012年4月7日 〜2012年7月1日
■会期:2011年12月18日 〜2012年2月26日
Postcard2japan ceciliayu
POSTCARD project


ゆりあげ港朝市メープル館での開催のお知らせ 1/12 ~ 4/30. 2015
メイプル館 営業時間: 平日・土曜日 10:00-16:00、日曜日  6:00-13:00
■住所:〒981-1217 宮城県名取市美田園七丁目1-1

メイプル館 ℡022-796-2078

■主催:POSTCARD project
Project supported by NPO Iwate Mirai Kikou, Toryou Kosoku Printing Co.Ltd.Many thanks to The Daiwa Anglo Japanese Foundation, The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, The British Chamber of Commerce in Japan, Club 8 Studio Morioka Inc. and Atelier Nord inc. for sponsoring the catalogues and exhibition tours.

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March 2013 Updates: 

An exhibition of A5 original art works by 22 artists from the areas affected by the 11.3.11 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster.

The 22 beautiful and poignant works specially made for this exhibition give insight into the incredible grace and resilience of the Japanese spirit.
The exhibition returns to Japan for the first time since 2011 to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the disaster before continuing its world tour.

Plus a selection of the over 400 “Postcards To Japan” art works sent to Tohoku by artists from all over the world will be shown before continuing their tour along the coast of Tohoku.

at the

International House of Japan
5-11-16 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032  Phone: +81-3-3470-4611
2nd – 15th March 2013
to commemorate the second anniversary of the March 11 earthquake.   

international house of japan tokyo logo
Curated by Kate Thomson and Hironori Katagiri

In the devastated regions the priority is to re-build communities and livelihoods.
Life goes on:  Art and culture are vital in celebrating life, and can help to nurture imagination, energy and determination to move on.”

international house of japan tokyo 1


Postcards From Japan – A Message From Tohoku Artists Is on for two more days until 16th January 2013

at the Japanese Cultural Institute of the Japan Foundation, Universitätsstraße 98, 50674 Köln, Germany


5. Dezember 2012 – Mittwoch, 16. Januar 2013

Als das schwere Erdbeben, der darauf folgende Tsunami sowie die Nuklearkatastrophe die Region Tôhoku am 11. März 2011 trafen, brachen Energieversorgung, Telefonleitungen, Mobilfunknetze und Internetzugang unmittelbar zusammen. Als Erstes war das japanische Postsystem wieder einsatzbereit, sodass in vielen Fällen die erste Nachricht darüber, dass die Lieben in Sicherheit waren, per Postkarte übermittelt wurde.


from 19th December 2011 ~ 26th February 2012: 

We set up the exhibition at the Fukushima Minami Soma Museum.
This is the nearest public museum to Fukushima dai-ishi nuclear power station. We are exhibiting together with Temporary exhibition from Fukushima Museum of Art.


■住所:〒975-0051 福島県南相馬市原町区牛来字出口194.
■Tel: :0244-23-6421
■主催:POSTCARD project

The full colour catalogue of over 370 beautiful postcards sent to Japan from artists all over the world is ready!  

“Postcards To Japan – For the People of Tohoku catalogue launch 3 ~ 5pm on Saturday 18th February at Edinburgh Printmakers, 23 Union Street, EH1 3LR Please join Hironori Katagiri and Kate Thomson for a drink to thank the artists who sent postcards. RSVP email

 A limited number of copies of the catalogue are available for artists who have sent a “Postcard to Japan”  so artists please do come along to collect your complimentary copy of the catalogue.  

More copies will be available for general release in UK from 23rd April 2012.  And copies are available at the exhibition in Japan….

The exhibition of “Postcards To Japan”  is on show at IMA Iwate Museum of Art, Morioka, Japan. 19th December 2011 ~ 26th February 2012.

 The exhibition will then tour venues along the coast of Tohoku (north east Japan) devastated by the 11th March 2011 tsunami. and ultimately be donated to a museum or gallery in the region. 
“As an artist I’m honored to be part of  “Postcards to/from Japan 2011-2012″ effort to restore the long-term Sustainable Culture to an area of the world that was devastated by a natural disaster. The Arts uplift the human spirit and in times of great sorrow, can even inspire a spiritual transcendence. My warmest wishes go out to those who suffered loss in Japan and I think Kate & Honorishi did a wonderful job of curating this trans-cultural exhibition in Japan, New York, England (London & Birmingham) & Edinburgh, Scotland. ”  ~Cecilia.W.Yu
Many thanks to The British Chamber of Commerce in Japan, The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, Club 8 Stuido Moirioka Inc. and Atelier Nord inc. for sponsoring the catalogue.
The exhibition is showing at IMA (Iwate Prefecture Museum of Art in Morioka, Iwate), the first exhibition of “Postcaeds To Japan” will be starting from 18th December 2011 and untill 26th February 2012.
「POSTCARDS TO JAPAN」 被災地応援アート・プロジェクト 東日本大震災で被害を受けた皆様に、心よりお見舞いを申し上げます。 世界各地からの多大な応援と数多くのボランティアの方たちが昼夜をわかず、 復興に向けて地元の方々と必死の取り組みがなされています。 アーティストとしてわれわれが今できること、ささやかではありますが、 そんな人たちに応援メッセージ作品(アート、詩)を送ろうと思います。 *A5版(148x210mm:またはそれに近いもの)サイズのハガキの裏面に「作品」を描く(作る) *内容はもちろん自由です。 *お送りいただいた作品は浮島彫刻スタジオが責任を持って管理し、被災地を巡回展示する計画です。 *このプロジェクトによって発生する利益は、すべて被災地の復興資金として寄付されます。 *締め切りは特にありません。 *情報は に、順次掲載していきます。   送付先: 〒028-4423 岩手県岩手郡岩手町 浮島ネット 「POSTCARDS TO JAPAN」あて ご協力、よろしくお願いいたします。 2011年4月19日 発起人 ケイト・トムソン 片桐宏典

16 comments on “Japan: My “Postcards still Touring after 5 years! – 「 ポストカード展」ゆりあげ港朝市メイプル館での開催についてのお知らせ, Maple Kan Museum, Natori, Japan

  1. Cazare
    September 19, 2016

    I all the time used to study article in news papers but now as I am a user of internet because of the bad fake news therefore
    from now I am using net for articles, thanks to web. thanks to your writing too.


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    • ceciliawyu
      January 3, 2016

      Thank you for reblogging an art exhibition that features my art in Japan to Saudi Arabia.


  3. anonymously yours
    February 17, 2015

    So….you got a goodreads stalker….does this show your stalker-trolls learned to read Ms.Yu?
    Yu must be good influence on netrolls.


    • ceciliawyu
      February 17, 2015

      Dear Anon. Yours,

      Yes the goodreads stalkers x3 saga got me fuming. X1 apologised when confronted. X1 (a communist fr california…what a nutcase!) continued stalking me only on goodreads until blocked. X1 is clearly this drug addled moron coming in to defend Huxley’s opinion re: LSD and creative use!

      I do not understand why it is always nutcases who want to use other people’s kids and 3rd world orifices to smuggle drugs….I even had one moronic druggy used arguments like “oh..drugs didnt cause this 9 yrs old to get gang rape and used as drug mules…the illegal use of drugs did…”

      Oh yeah…that’s right because if only they could just make an honest law abiding living….no drug selling losers who sell to kids in primary school would everr harm anyone ever again over money….and territory and distribution chain….

      Those namby pamby morons with smug little #firstworldproblems need to get real and get a life….

      So faced with a critique of their designer drug taking bible….this moron came over to say rooollly intelligent stuff!

      🙂 i lost my temper…cos I am no saint!

      But no….do not expect my goidreads moron stalkers to be literate…they are just more pretentious in their bippity smugness about their insular little lives and have less conscience about the impact if their cheap hits in the overall drug economy!


  4. Aldous Huxley
    February 2, 2015

    Cecilia Yu, you’re such a dumb bitch!


    • ceciliawyu
      February 2, 2015

      Lol. You are such a pathetic loser you cant even use your real name because …..well ….the “dumb bitches”might hunt down via your IP (btw when you comment in wordpress, I can see it straight away your server’s IP no matter what fake name you give yourselve! Your IP is and from there….oh the right bunch of computer geeks can find you….hmmm…within a few street numbers! ) and hand it over to Feds Internet Crime hotline and see if you’ve been up to other kinds of no good imagining you are anonymous online!

      But fear not… a pathetic jealous no life mysogynist loser like you probably is quite pathetic and harmless; serving the net while worrying about the size of your mediocre shitake…..(and i am being generous here…hahaha…when I say mediocre and Shitake when referring to your…well….anything of yours..hahaha)


  5. フィットネス水着
    July 11, 2013

    Updated (March 2013): “Postcards To Japan – 展巡回 南相馬市立博物館での開催のお知らせ” in Tokyo | Sustain-Able 余 : ♥


  6. Kesselman her latest post
    May 10, 2013

    Hi! I was wondering if you knew where I could get a captcha plugin for my comment form? I’m using the same blog platform as yours and I’m having problems finding one? Thanks a lot!

    From Cecilia: I don’t use a captcha because I have enough trouble getting people to comment to the right article…often I find people comment about one article after they roamed around abit so it ends up in another don’t want to add extra obstacle ! hahaha. Seriously…the natural spam filter wordpress use is good enuff for me. cheers, goodluck! CC


  7. Sima
    April 4, 2013

    Heya i’m for the first time here. I found this board from pinterest and I in finding It really interesting. I am hoping to present my thing again and aid others. Can you help me when I am set up? I hope so.


  8. Denise Westerfall
    April 3, 2013

    Hey there would you mind sharing which blog platform you’re working with?

    I’m having a difficult time making a decision between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal. The reason I ask is because your design seems different then most blogs and I’m looking for something unique.

    P.S My apologies for getting off-topic but I had to ask!


    • ceciliawyu
      April 7, 2013

      Hi Denise, I’m using wordpress. Blogengine is okay for shorter bytes. Drupal…lol…if a bunch of non-transparent dutch is doing it ineffectually on Drupal while messing up projects in AFrica…is the only time I came across Drupal driven site….that says it all…it is good if you care about infrastructure over content…but hey….nobody shows up to a site to “admire the infrastructure”!

      I have not used B2evolution before but can check it out and ask around…:)….I think the swarm of Gen Zzzz will know…in terms of how it works infra….but….

      I had a look and gut feeling… is a hell of a lot of work to get to something that is an extension on your existing website…Web development is so sophisticated and High cost/maintenance these days…..unless you are willing to devote a load of time to it….why “reinvent the wheel” again? Of course, if CONTROL is a total issue…then fine, do it this way….

      But wordpress works great for me…it is ….like Sushi…easy, yummy, filling, low-fat and healthy….and creativity of presentation is up to your own ability…and no one else can change that! 🙂

      P.S Thank you for lovely comments about my design. It is ALL in the content and for that I think I have to constantly thank the wonderful contributions by Artists/Musicians and genuinely thinking and talented individuals all around the world. 🙂

      Goodluck. Let me know if I can help in the future.
      cheers CC


  9. claudiavau77
    September 21, 2012

    My dear friend,

    That a lovely initiative! Thanks for sharing this ❤

    Here's something we'll be doing in London soon: a multi-arts fundraising event in support of the children of Fukushima, on Sunday, the 28th of October, at The New Diorama Theatre (15-16 Triton Street, NW1 3BF London). It with it will feature artistic contributions by visual artist Oi Nuen Sprunt, dancer/performer Rebecca Woodford-Smith, musician Charles Matthews & London Playback Theatre.

    The event's info are online at the company's website:

    …and on London Playback Theatre's Facebook page:

    I'd love you to come!!!

    Kindest regards,

    Claudia Vau

    Message From Cecilia: goodluck with everything and I am sure we will meet again very soon! Take good care. Lovely to meet everyone last time. CC


  10. Codi
    May 28, 2012

    You can definitely see your enthusiasm in the work you write. The world hopes for more passionate writers like you who aren’t afraid to say how they believe it should be and change. Always go after your heart.

    From Cecilia: Thank you Codi, You too! 🙂 (CC)


  11. Emmaus Road Projects
    May 12, 2012

    Hi Cecilia,
    Great to see you are active in the relief effort for Japan… please feel free to post this doco filmed 1 year on from the Tsunami:


    • ceciliawyu
      May 12, 2012

      This is marvellous. Thank you. Let me inbox you with my direct contact details! 🙂 Thank you for checking in! Cecilia


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