Shinpei  Takeda Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Shinpei Takeda

Independent Artist/Filmmaker

1978 Born in Osaka, Japan / Live and work in Tijuana, Mexico & Düsseldorf, Germany Shinpei Takeda is a visual artist and filmmaker. His works involve a wide range of themes regarding memories and history. He uses multi-media installations, sound interventions, documentary films, large-scale photography installations, and collaborative community projects in various public contexts. Shinpei is also a Founder and Creative Director of The AJA Project, a nonprofit dedicated to working with res


2017 “Reimagining Hiroshima & Nagasaki - Nuclear humanities in post-cold war” Chapter 8, Routeledge
2015 “Shinpei Takeda Antimonument” Nagasaki Art Museum
2014 “Alpha Decay: Can contemporary art express the memory of atomic bomb”
Gendai Shokan
2014 “Hiroshima Nagasaki Beyond the Ocean” Yururi Shobo
2007 “Letter from Norway” The AJA Project
2006 “Record of Truth Vol. 1” The AJA Project
2005 “Time doesn’t heal the wounds” Voice of San Diego
2003 “Keeping the Record” Cultural Survival
2002 “Land of Evil” MentalFloss

Presentation / Lecture
2017 “Antimonument” 24th Adams Humanities Lecture, San Diego State University
2016 “Antimonument: possibilities and impossibilites of downloading memories of massive violence” University of Oklahoma Presidential Dream Course
2012 “Alpha Decay-Downloading Memories of Americas” United Nations First Committee
2011 “Downloading memories of post-conflict diaspora: Art and Ethnography as public scholarship” University of Illinois Urbana Champagne
2011 “Hiroshima Nagasaki Download” University of California Los Angeles,
2011 “Hiroshima Nagasaki Download” Michigan State University
2010 “New model of cultural intervention and evocation” American Anthropology Association
2010 “Downloading Nagasaki” Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
2010 “Diaspora Japones” Colegio de Mexico, Mexico
2008 “El Mexico mas cercano a Japon,” UCLA
2008 “Mental Health in post-crisis community” Clinton Global Initiative University
2007 “Visual Rights: Photography by and for Children II” Univ. de Harvard
2006 “Visual Rights: Photography by and for Children” Cenac, Sao Paulo, Brasil
2006 “Institute of Traumatic Stress Studies Annual Conference”, Los Angeles
2006 “Building Common Agendas” University of California , Los Angeles


    Geology, Duke University, Durham-North Carolina, 2001
    Organizational Studies, University of San Diego, 2006

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Nuclear Humanities, Arts, Arts and Culture, Asian American Studies, Asian Diaspora



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Sue and Lonnie: A story of atomic bomb survivors in USA

Published: Jul 03, 2006

A Japanese Nagasaki atomic bomb survivor, Sue, and her American former-Navy husband, Lonnie, continue to struggle with the health consequences of what happened 62 years ago. Shown in KPBS (San Diego PBS affiliate) on August 9th, 2006.