Japan’s 2011 disasters meta-archive

https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcScd3VAnqK5aFBBHjoYE_6VsJ-xZuw7N15znBH6FDdje2YvgO3DJapan’s 2011 disasters by Harvard University’s Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

The digital archive documents Japan’s March 2011 earthquake and tsunami aftermath in mixed and social media  and databases (via Harvard’s Metalab). The on-going participatory production took a long time to publish as the mass of material must have been overwhelming to filter, edit and put together. It has the look and feel of a rich media archive of a sad “shared memory”, leaning on the side of text.


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