Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.
OSU students explore Ohio ties to WWII Japanese-American internment camps
60 years ago, the US government freed thousands of Japanese Americans who had been forced to live in internment camps.
A lesser known fact is that an estimated 3,600 young adult Japanese-Americans were allowed to leave the camps early to attend college – in Ohio and elsewhere in the Midwest.
Many remained in the Midwest and their memories of their experiences remain vivid.
An Ohio State University professor and her students are helping record the former internees’ stories.
WOSU News Reporter Christina Morgan and WOSU Theater Critic Joy Reilly completed a three part series.
Click the Listen icon to hear Joy’s interview with OSU professor Judy WU and Christina’s in-depth reports.