北朝鮮拉致被害者のために戦った横田滋さん(1932-2020)を追悼するエッセイを、アーティストのさかもと未明さんがJAPAN Forwardに寄せた。 ◇ 「結婚、本当におめでとう。人生には色々なことがありますが二人で乗り越え
Author Archives for Mimei Sakamoto
Mimei Sakamoto is a Japanese artist and musician alternating between Paris and Tokyo. Born in 1965 in Yokohama,Japan, her work includes manga artist, essays, critiques and TV commentator, among others. Her paintings and copper prints were shown at "Garelie Youshi" in 2017. At the peak of her carrier, she developed incurable collagen related syndromes which impaired her hands and brought a halt to her activities from 2010~2015. After recovering, she sang her song, "Blue Legend", a prayer for the return of victims abducted by North Korea, in Santa Maria Maggiore at the Vatican in 2018, accompanied by Orchestra Sinfonica G.Rossini.
This essay is dedicated to Mr. Shigeru Yokota (1932-2020), who fought for victims abducted by North Korea. [&helli