This website is a complementary work to the monograph Imagination Without Borders: Feminist Artist Tomiyama Taeko and Social Responsibility edited by Laura Hein and Rebecca Jennison (University of Michigan Press, 2010). For more resources, please see the following.

Works by the Artists and Exhibit Catalogues

Tomiyama Taeko and Takahashi Yūji, Requiem for the 20th Century: Paintings and Music Come Together to Tell the Tale of an Era, The Third Chino Kaori Memorial New Visions Lecture, Kyoto: Medieval Japanese Studies Institute, Center for the Study of Women, Buddhism, and Cultural History, 2006.

‘Asia eno Shiza to Hyogen’ Organizing Committee, Silenced by History: Tomiyama Taeko’s Work, Tokyo: Gendai Kikakushitsu, 1995.

Tomiyama Taeko and Takahashi Yuji bilingual book and DVD, Hiruko and the Puppeteers: A Tale of Sea Wanderers, Tokyo: Gendaikikakushitsu, 2009

John Junkerman and John Dower, eds., The Hiroshima Murals: The Art of Iri Maruki and Toshi Maruki (New York: Kodansha International, 1985)

Essays About the Artists

For ideas on how to use this website in classrooms, see Laura Hein, “Tomiyama Taeko’s Art and Remembrance of the Asia Pacific War,” Education About Asia, 14.3, Winter 2009.

Rebecca Jennison, “Remembering as Resistance: The ‘Shaman’ and the ‘Fox’ in the Art of Tomiyama Taeko,” Journal of Kyoto Seika University no. 25 (2003)

Rebecca Jennison, “Tomiyama Taeko: An Artist’s Life and Work,” Critical Asian Studies, 33:1 (2001), 100-119.

Artist Websites

Tomiyama Taeko’s Art, Tomiyama Taeko

Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panels, Maruki Toshi and Iri

Prints, Drawings, and Watercolors, Eleanor Rubin

Other Publications

Women in Japan: Memories of the Past, Dreams for the FutureJoanne Hershfield and Jan Bardsley

Hiroshima No Pika / Hellfire: A Journey from Hiroshima, Noriaki Tsuchimoto / John Junkerman