Two years later

A dairy farmer from Iitate village talks about the Fukushima nuclear disaster and their lives now

Opening Night in Shepparton – the golden age of Japanese colour prints

Opening night – at last. It had been years since Kirsten Paisley’s visit to a Japanese sister city to see an internationally acclaimed exhibition of woodblock prints. An intervening national disaster – the 2011 earthquake – set its fate. It was headed for the Goulburn Valley, and on the way the curator from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston had even stayed in the cargo-hold with the pieces.