Media Appearances

The PhotoVoice Project has been featured in a variety of media publications.
Major publications are listed below.

 

 Date Media Type  Title/Contents
April 30, 2018  Newspaper PhotoVoice activities featured in Kahoku Shimpō newspaper. Find the articles here. Also available for download (pdf):  Article 1Article 2
February 2018  Magazine Miyako member, Ryoko-san’s photo and voice, “Landscape Visible from the Glass Window of the Embankment” featured on the front page of Asia Japan Women’s Resource Center (AJWRC) magazine, Women of the 21st Century (English version).

(This photo was also used on the front cover of the March 2017 edition of Women of the 21st Century (no. 89), featuring the effect of the disasters on women. http://jp.ajwrc.org/1954)

September 15, 2017  Magazine 『THE BIG ISSUE』(JAPAN BIG ISSUE, Japanese Edition) No. 319、”Let’s Talk About the Reality of Disaster and Reconstruction. Literature on the Hiroshima Nuclear Bomb and the Current Situation in Fukushima.”
March 25, 2017  Newspaper PhotoVoice featured in March 25, 2017 edition of I(ai) Josei Kaigi Women’s Newspaper.
March 2017  Magazine Asia-Japan Women’s Resource Center bulletin, Women of the 21st Century March Edition, No.89. Photos from Miyako PhotoVoice members featured on the front cover, detailing the disasters’ effects on women.
August 2015  Web PhotoVoice Project activity introduced at “Community Empowerment following the Great East Japan Disaster” symposium led by co-director Mieko Yoshihama, and featured in Japanese Journal of Community Psychology, 19(1) (2015).
May 31, 2015  Radio PhotoVoice activities featured on Radio Forum (No.125) “Our Journal: What is PhotoVoice?” in a phone interview with project co-director Tomoko Yunomae. Topics included the PhotoVoice Book “Our PhotoVoice of 3.11”, and the voice of Ishonomaki City, Miyagi Prefecture member Usagi-san, “Mother’s Milk”. Listen to the recording here. (PhotoVoice segment roughly 40 minutes)
2015  Web First PhotoVoice Book, “Our PhotoVoice of 3.11” publication (March 16, 2015) announced on the Japan Association for Women’s Education website, “Support and Recovery Project for the Great East Japan Disaster“.
May 17, 2015  Newspaper Activities at the 3rd United Nations Disaster Prevention Conference featured in Sankei Newspaper Article, “United Nations Disaster Prevention Conference, Disaster Recovery and Discussion through Photos and Words“.
May 13, 2014  Newspaper In Asahi News, Tokyo Edition, “The Future After 3.11” segment, PhotoVoice meeting at YWCA in Ochanomizu for mother refugees in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area featured in the article, “Evacuees Express Hardship through Photos”.
March 27, 2014  Web In Town News Aoba District Edition, “PhotoVoice and the Disasters — Photo Exhibition at Space Nana”. “PhotoVoice: The Disasters through the Eyes of Women” exhibition held at Space Nana in Azamino, Aoba District of Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, with interviews with Space Nana staff.
March 20, 2014  Newspaper Tokyo News, Kanagawa Edition, “Women, The Disasters, and Life as Refugees — Photo Exhibition in Yokohama”. “PhotoVoice: The Disasters through the Eyes of Women” exhibition held at Space Nana in Azamino, Aoba District of Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture.
March 20, 2014  Newspaper Kohoku Keizai News, “PhotoVoice Exhibition at Azamino Cafe – The Disasters through Photos and Voices“. “PhotoVoice: The Disasters through the Eyes of Women” exhibition held at Space Nana in Azamino, Aoba District of Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, with interviews with Space Nana staff.
March 10, 2014  Radio PhotoVoice Project featured on SBS Shizuoka Radio Asa Dasu! (Wake up!). Hearty Sendai partner representative Etsuko Yuwata and project co-director Mieko Yoshihama host PhotoVoice Exhibition, 10 minute interview highlighting PhotoVoice methodology and thoughts from participants. For details, click here. Listen to the recording here.
March 9, 2014  Newspaper Tokyo News, “PhotoVoice, Refugee Experience through Messages and Photos“. PhotoVoice members’ contributions featured in a PhotoVoice Exhibition and Meeting held at MC Forest in Tokyo Maru.
January 26, 2014  Newspaper Kahoku News “Recovery through Photos — Women Refugees Meet and Share Experience through PhotoVoice Exhibition”. Activities of the January 18, 2014 PhotoVoice Meeting at L-Park Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture featured.
January 17, 2014  Newsaper Yomiyuri News (Miyagi), “Photo Exhibition, Photos from Women of Three Disaster Affected Prefectures”. January 2014 PhotoVoice Meeting at L-Park Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture featured.
January 16, 2014  Newspaper Kahoku News, “Three Disaster Affected Prefecures through Pictures — Sendai PhotoVoice Exhibition. January 2014 PhotoVoice Meeting at L-Park Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture featured.
January 16, 2014  TV KHB Higashinippon Broadcasting Co. Totsugeki! namaiki TV, January 2014 PhotoVoice Meeting at L-Park Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture featured.
January 14, 2014  TV NHK News Tohoku, January 2014 PhotoVoice Meeting at L-Park Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture featured.