Koki Tanaka: Vulnerable Histories (An Archive)

In view of the worldwide rise of nationalism, populism, and xenophobia, the artistic social studies of Koki Tanaka (b. Tochigi, Japan, 1975) focus on how we live together in societies. Realized especially for his exhibition at the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, the project highlights an example from Tanaka’s native country, the mutual incomprehension and mistrust between Zainichi Koreans and ethnic Japanese, to plead for vigilance toward racism and discrimination.

Edited by

Heike Munder,  Raphael Gygax



Heike Munder, Koki Tanaka, Woohi Chung, Christian Hofer, Elsa Himmer, Tong-hyon Han


ISBN: 978-3-03764-530-7

August 2018
Hardcover, 175 x 235 mm
120 pages
Images: 60 color
Design: Studio Marie Lusa

Published by JRP|Ringier

38.00 CHF

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