Meaning of a single photograph is as great as it can change the world.
JUJU PROJECT is、
It is a photo that can change the world. We intend to evoke deep feelings to the bottom of the heart in the viewer and to record history. We are also going to record a history of the truth and to make the people’s heart touch throughout our roles of a reform.
Ahn Sehong of the Juju Project has been taken photos based on the theme of ‘Comfort Women’, referring to ‘women forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during the Second World War’, since 1990s and displayed the Korean ‘Comfort Women’ left in China for the first time in Seoul.
Ahn Sehong started to bring such a sensitive matter and its related issues to the public based upon his experiences of working with those victimised women. This led him to establish The Juju Project in order to work for their rights systematically. It came to us in a concrete plan in 2011 when his lecture-exhibitions on the subject were drawn special attentions to the public around in Japan. Many people shared their concerns with him after attending his exhibition, and they determined to support his forthcoming plans that he wanted to develop further the issues.
We are planning to set up a series of photograph exhibitions and lectures on the subject.
We are sure that this was based on the fact that the photos they appreciated immediately touched their emotion and consciousness. The concerned have gathered their ideas and determinations, so we are planning to set up a series of photograph exhibitions and lectures on the subject, so as to inform a wide range of people of the situations of their existences. The Juju Project would like to solve some problems faced to the victims throughout the media of the photograph exhibitions particularly in Japan.