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The Hopeful Child

Ricardo Yamamoto

In 1990 Japan revised its immigration law, allowing the Brazilians of Japanese descent to work in the country. Arriving in the new land, they went through a long period of adaptation and loneliness and in many cases ended up bringing their families and building their homes in Japan.

AT MID DISTANCE: Japanese-Brazilian models and the Acquired Haafu Status

Ricardo Yamamoto

Brazilian nikkeis and their families began to arrive in Japan massively in the early 90´s pulled by the dream of saving money working here for a few years and, at the same time, pushed out of Brazil because of the Brazilian economic situation back then.


online exhibition

At the beginning of the 20th Century, many families from Japan arrived in Brazil with the dream of prosperity in a far away land. The pursue of these dreams gave …

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