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A poignant illustration, especially given international denial over historically catastrophic and still-boiling Fukushima nightmare.
(A body crisped?)
Helpless in the face of nature’s wrath, a group of Japanophiles crowdsourced a book of essays and artwork to give a voice to those affected by Japan’s massive earthquake
Read more at The Atlantic
Marc Sobel writes (sending link to New Yorker photo booth slide show): Don’t know what to make of this one.
The Bag answers: The “cellophane” one? Does it feel sci-fi. Maybe it has a mutated feeling. Is it partly because it’s a woman, btw? Is part of the feeling of it that she’s a woman/solider?
Marc Sobel answers: All I could get was this and the spirit of the Japanese military. but a very ghostly image. I think it’s a man.
(Photo: Adam Dean/Panos. caption: A Japanese Self-Defense Force soldier looks out at the tsunami devastation reflected in the window in Rikuzen-Takaata, Iwate Prefecture, March 15, 2011. Thousands of people died in this small town seventy kilometers northeast of Sendai.)