REKIHAKU 008 Contents

EDITED BY the National Museum of Japanese History, KAWAMURA Kiyoshi and AMANO Masashi

Our Concept

Special Feature
Art as a Gateway for Local Culture

Featured Trialogue
Connecting Art and Local Culture
The Future of Art Festivals and Local History and Culture
NANJO Yoshitaka
Stories and New Values Attached to Everyday Objects
"Loose Preservation” of Mingu (Everyday Objects)
—The “Suzu no Okura Zarae” Project at the Oku-Noto Triennale
Column: How Did Folk Implements Become Art?
Japanese Festivals and 《Forest for gathering》
Column: Tireless Endeavors in Suzu
Moving to Suzu and the Relationship between Art and Local Community
An Artist’s Mission to Bring the Richness of Perspective to the World
Migrating Eyes:

Weaving Stories between Sea and Land, Whales and Humans

Wishing for a World in Which I Do Not Have to Make Art
My Expression of Myself
HACHIYA Mai / Mayunkiki
Column: Hints for an Awareness of Structured Frameworks
The “Ainu Art” Exhibition

Just History--but Not “Just” History

Expressing Jōmon Pottery through Music NAKAMURA Kousaku

Museum Manga, Part 7

Welcome to the Sakura Museum of Japanese History
Telling People about the Museum’s Charms

ISHIDE Nanako's REKIHAKU Expedition, Part 7

Facing Ukiyo-e, We Enjoy Unlimited Freedom ISHIDE Nanako

Stories from the Field

Preserving and Presenting Materials Brought by Immigrants:
Memories and Records of Immigrants during Hokkaido’s Development Era
Issue 1. Why Was the “Date Family” in Hokkaido?
—The Characteristics of Materials Brought by Immigrants—
KUDO Kohei

Museum in Print: An Object from Rekihaku

Illustrations of Treasures in the Todaiji Temple’s Shosoin Repository, Drawn During Repairs in the Genroku Era OGURA Shigeji

At the Frontline of History Research

Diving into Cultural Properties with a Giant Accelerator SAITO Tsutomu

EXHIBITION: An Invitation to Rekihaku

Welcome to the Special Exhibition, “I Love Antiques!: Cultural Magazines Showing Pictorial Records Made by Antiquarians in Early Modern Times” MIKAMI Yoshitaka

SPOTLIGHT: Endeavors by Young Researchers

Confronting New Materials to Explore the History of Coal Miners in Japan SAGAWA Kyohei

Starting a Digital Archive of History, Part 6

Fukui Prefectural Archives HASHIMOTO Yūta

The Botanical Garden of Everyday Life: Seasonal Guide

Guide to the Seasonal Exhibitions “Traditional Primroses”

A Town with a Museum

Tomioka town, Fukushima Prefecture: The Historical Archive Museum of Tomioka
A Museum that Locates the Great East Japan Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster in Local History

MOMMA Takeshi

Everyday Origins

Overlooked Charms of Japanese Hot Spring Cultures KAWAI Sachiko

Modicum of Research

Changing Funeral Rituals
Issue 4 (Final Episode) | Parting with the Deceased

The Forefront of Overseas Japanese Studies

LEON DE ROSNY (1837-1914)—Un pionnier des études japonaises en France
deuxième partie
Guillaume Carré

Members Wanted: Friends of the Rekihaku Association