TITLE

281_Anti Nuke: The Japanese street artist taking on Tokyo, TEPCO and the nation's right-wing extremists 281_Anti Nuke

AUTHOR(S)
Mitchell, Jon
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;6/17/2013, Vol. 11 Issue 24, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the Japanese artist, 281 Anti Nuke's campaign against the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) and the Japanese government's nuclear activities. A comparison between Anti Nuke and street artist, Banksy is provided. Anti Nuke's posters have incurred the anger of the right-wing extremists in Japan who branded him as a dangerous criminal. The group urged the public to help put a stop to Anti Nuke's activities. Anti Nuke describes his experience with the March 11, 2011 earthquake and the meltdowns at the TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
ACCESSION #
89288498

 

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