Metamorphosis of Japan after the War. Photography 1945 – 1964

Tadahiko Hayashi Discharged soldiers, Shinagawa Station / Entlassene Soldaten, Bahnhof Shinagawa Tokyo 1946 © Yoshikatsu Hayashi

An exhibition on Japanese photography from 1945 to 1964 is currently running at the Museum für Fotografie in Berlin.

The exhibition will be open since Sunday 17th June 2012.

Aim of the curators is to show the role played by the photographs in reshaping the  country’s national identity after WWII.