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The City from the Perspective of a Time of CrisisThe City from the Perspective of a Time of CrisisHistory, Art, and ConceptKeiko Sakaue (ed.)Format: A5 sizeNumber of pages: 445Price: 6,000 yen + taxISBN: 978-4-8010-0634-8 C0052Binding: Kazuko TakizawaAvailable in late March!▶Try it out◀／▶To order directly, click here◀︎.Urban Renewal and ArtThe end of globalization has accelerated environmental problems, economic disparities, and population problems, and calamities are occurring on a global scale. Natural disasters, wars, terrorism, and even unprecedented infectious diseases are now surrounding cities. From the perspectives of architecture, civil engineering, urban planning, sociology, art history, literature, and thought, we trace the past of cities and explore the future of cities.Table of ContentsPrefacePart I. Society and Cities, Ideas and Futures in Times of CrisisJapanese Cities in the "Age of Crisis" / Koichi NagataUrban Future and Roads: Spaces and Networks / Hisakazu OishiWhat is the Social Infrastructure for Post-COVID Cities? / Matthieu Berger, Joffre GrueuloisThe Impact of COVID-19 on the Development of Brussels' Bicycle-Only Transport Network: Tactical Urban Planning and Aesthetic Experience / Claire PelgrimsFrom Car Paths to Walking Paths, Bicycle Paths, and Running Paths: Urban Difficulties and Renewal / Masahiro KonoPart II: Urban Creation and RenewalHow architecture and cities can revive from disasters / Seisho FuruyaNotation as a Creative Method / Yuri FujiiA City of Art Realized by "Small Hands": Reconstruction of Area Value through Small-Scale Continuous Improvement in Tennozu / Takashi YamamuraArt and Culture in Megacities in the Land of the Rising Sun: The Case of Sao Paulo, Brazil / Martin GrossmanPart III: Urban History and CulturePlagues and Cities in Classical Antiquity: Depictions in Literary Works / Tokuya MiyagiUrban Landscape with Tombs: The Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huangdi and the Tour of Souls / Narayama MitsuteruThe Hobbies of the Korean Literati and Intellectuals in the 18th and 19th Centuries / Sumin ChungThe Beautiful Life of Underground Cities: Reading Tarde's Fragments of Future History / Yoshihide IkedaPart 4: Urban Representation and ArtTwenty Years Later, Looking Back at Art Made in Response to 9/11 in New York: Through Gerhard Richter, Eric Fischl, Naoto Nakagawa, and Roz Dimon / Gail LevinRisaburo Kimura, New York Painter: Urban Representations and 9/11 / Keiko SakaueShusaku Arakawa + Madeline Gins: "Reversible Destiny City": In the Age of Planetary Urbanization / Ayako TanakaReversible Modern Art and the Transformation of Museums: From Dada to Pandemic / Fumi TsukaharaTokyo Station Gallery's Strategy: Challenges and Limitations of Urban Private Museums / Akira TomitaAcknowledgementsAbout the editors/authors/translatorsKeiko SAKAGAMIProfessor, School of Arts and Letters, Waseda University. Director of the Institute of City and Art Studies. Her major is art history. Her major publications include "Berthe Morisot: A Woman Painter's Life in Modern Times" (Shogakukan, 2006), "Georges Seurat: Moderne de Pointillisme" (Brücke, 2014), and Linda Nocklin's "The Politics of Painting" (Chikuma Shobo, 2021).*Koichi OsadaProfessor emeritus at Waseda University. Advisor to the Institute of Urban and Fine Arts Research. His major is sociology. His major publications include "Sociology of Interpersonal Communication" (Gakubunsha, 2008) and "Sociology of 'Tsunagaru/tsunagaranai'" (co-editor, Kobundo, 2014).Hisakazu OishiChairman of the Japan Construction Technology Association, Director of the National Institute of Civil Engineering (and Chief Advisor to Oriental Consultants). He is an invited researcher at the Institute of Urban and Fine Arts. His major is National Land Studies. His major publications include "Kokudo to Nihonjin--Kyakusai Daikoku no Ikikata" (National Land and Japanese--How to live in a disaster-prone country) (Chuokoron Shinsha, 2012) and "Kokudo Gaku--Phenomenology of the nation-state" (co-author, Kitakyushu Shuppan, 2016).Mathieu Berger.Professor at the Catholic University of Leuven. His major is sociology. He is the author of Designing Urban Inclusion (Metrolab Series, 2018), The Lifetime of a Policy (CIVA, 2019), Whose Future Is Here? Searching for Hospitality in Brussels Northern Quarter(Metrolab series,2020).Geoffrey Grulois.Professor at the Free University of Brussels. Invited researcher at the Institute of Urban and Fine Arts. He specializes in urban planning. His publications include Designing Territorial Metabolism: Barcelona, Brussels and Venice (Jovis, 2018), Designing Brussels Ecosystems (Metrolab series, 2020), ( Designing)Urban Production(Metrolab series,2021), among others.Claire PelgrimsResearch Fellow at the Free University of Brussels / Gustave Eiffel University, France. She specializes in urban planning and architecture. Her main publications include "Tension between Fast and Slow Mobilities:Examining the Infrastructuring Processes in Brussels(1950-2019)through the Lens of Social Imaginaries" (Transfers, 9(3)).Masahiro Kono.Assistant Professor at the School of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University. He is a researcher at the Institute of Urban and Fine Arts. His major is sociology. His major publications include Digital Media Training: Sociological Thinking in the Information Age (co-authored, Yuhikaku, 2007).Nobuaki FuruyaArchitect. Professor at the School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University. In 1986, he joined the office of Swiss architect Mario Botta as an overseas researcher with the Agency for Cultural Affairs, and established NASCA in 1994. He has received numerous awards including the Japan Art Academy Prize and the Japan Architecture Grand Prize. His major publications include "Architects are Fun: The Work of Tadaaki Furuya + NASCA" (Bunya, 2014) and "NOBUAKI FURUYA, 179 WORKS 1979- 2013" (Architectural Media Laboratory, 2014).Yuri FujiiArchitect. Professor at the School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University. Researcher at the Institute of Urban and Fine Arts. Specializes in architectural planning and architectural theory. Her major thesis is "Characteristics of Architectural Space in Le Corbusier's Longchamp Chapel: Through the Analysis of Purist Paintings and the Method of Inducing the Senses" (dissertation, Waseda University, 2021), and her major architectural works include the Shin-Miyajima Residence.Takashi YamamuraAssociate Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University. Researcher at the Institute of Urban and Fine Arts. His major is urban planning. His major publications include "Transformation of Suburban Industrial Areas with Socioeconomic Structural Changes in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area" (Waseda University Press, 2015) and "Toward Intangible Studies" (co-authored, Suiyosha, 2017).Martin Grossmann, Ph.Professor at the University of São Paulo. He specializes in museum studies and visual studies. He is the director of Forum Permanente. He is the author of Reflexive Overview: The State of São Paulo Annual Museum Conference: 11 years of reflections and discussions (Author and organizer,Trilingual online book, Forum Permanente, 2021).Tokuya MiyagiProfessor, Faculty of Letters, Waseda University. He is a researcher at the Institute of Urban and Fine Arts. His major is Western Classics. His major publications include "Hajimete manabu latin bungaku shishi" (A History of Latin Literature) (co-authored, Minerva Shobo, 2008) and "Roman Comedy Book 4" (co-authored and translated, Kyoto University Press, 2002).Mitsuteru NarayamaAssociate Professor at Joshibi University of Art and Design. Invited researcher at the Institute of Urban and Fine Arts. His major is East Asian art history. His major publications include Shu no bijutsu: Shichuan culture in the Later Han period as seen in mirrors and stone artifacts (Waseda University Press, 2017).Jung, Min.Professor at the College of Humanities, Hanyang University. His major is Korean Han literature and cultural history. His publications include Discovering 18th Century Korean Intellectuals (Humanist, 2007), The Literary Republic of 18th Century Korean and Chinese Intellectuals (Munhakdongne, 2014), and The Korean Tea Book (Gimm-Young Publishers, Inc., 2020).Yoshihide Ikeda.Associate Professor, School of Letters, Waseda University. He is a researcher at the Institute of Urban and Fine Arts. His major is sociological history and criminology. His major publications include Invitation to Tarde Sociology (Gakubunsha, 2009), and his major translations include Gabriel Tarde, The Law of Imitation (co-translation, Kawade Shobo Shinsha, new edition, 2016).Gail Levin, Ph.Distinguished Professor, City University of New York. She is an invited researcher at the Institute for the Study of Cities and Art. Her major is art history. Her publications include Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography (Knopf,1995), Becoming Judy Chicago: A Biography of the Artist (Harmony Books,2007), Lee Krasner: A Biography(William Morrow,2011).Ayako TanakaResearch Assistant, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. Invited researcher at the Institute of Urban and Fine Arts. Her major is representational culture theory. Her major publications include "Marcel Duchamp's Anémic Cinema Reconsidered: Optical Experiments, Spirals, and Pataphysics" (WASEDA RILAS JOURNAL, No. 6).Fumi TsukaharaProfessor Emeritus, Waseda University. Advisor to the Institute of Urban and Fine Arts. Specializes in contemporary French thought and Dada Surrealism studies. His major publications include Dadaism: The Art Movement Linking the World (Iwanami Shoten, 2018), and his major translations include Jean Baudrillard's The Art Conspiracy (NTT Publishing Co. 2011), among others.Akira TomitaArt historian and director of Tokyo Station Gallery. He is also an invited researcher at the Institute of Urban and Fine Arts. His specialty is modern art history of France, Belgium, and Japan. His major publications include "Disguised Self-Portrait: How Painters Lie" (Shodensha, 2014), "Impressionist Box" (Kodansha, 2018), "Van Gogh Works" ( Tokyo Bijutsu, 2021), among others.*Shin Dia.D. student at Waseda University. His major is modern Western and Korean art history. His major article is "Camille Pissarro's Rouen Prints--Focusing on 'The Old Street'" (Journal of Art History, 56).Takako TamaiCurator at the Aizu Yaichi Memorial Museum, Waseda University, and part-time lecturer at Musashino University. Her major is American art history. Her main article is "A Study of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz" (Art History Review, 52).