Jul 27, 2018 · The face of a former sex slave stares at visitors when they enter an exhibit on the first floor of the Glendale Downtown Central Library. The woman was one of many Korean women …
Inside the Glendale Central Library, a display about the comfort women is on view to tell the stories of the women involved, from countries including South Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines. Jean Chung is president of Action for One Korea, an organization she founded to work toward the reunification of North and South Korea.
Aug 04, 2016 · Phyllis Kim, executive director of the Korean American Forum of California, expressed her gratitude in a statement to Glendale officials and the …
Jul 30, 2013 · “Today, the city of Glendale stands united with its Korean population. It stands united with the truth,” Friedman said. At Central Park, that resolve will be on display for years to come in the form of a metal statue of a girl sitting alone with a bird perched on her shoulder.
“Comfort women” is a Japanese euphemism coined by the military to soften the scope and viciousness of their system of slavery. The Comfort Women Resist exhibit resists the inherent neutrality of this term and Japan’s continued denial of their role in this atrocity. The art on display challenges and subverts accepted historical narratives
With a focus on Glendale as well as an international perspective, ReflectSpace will also delve into contemporary issues like immigration, violence in society, Korean comfort women, interned Japanese, as well as the disappearance of Native Californians and the roots and routes of slavery in the US.
Glendale, California: Comfort Women Statue A bronze statue of a girl seated next to an empty chair reminds everyone about «comfort women,» 80,000-200,000 Korean, Chinese and others enslaved as sex concubines by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II.
All participants who attend the award ceremony (5th Anniversary of the Glendale Peace Monument) will receive gifts. All entries will be displayed at the 5th Anniversary event hall. Submission size: 18″ x 24″ (portrait or landscape) Any medium: watercolor, oil, computer graphic, etc.