Notes on the "The Japanese Pavilion"
Italicized prose passages are drawn directly from Joanne Watts, The Woman's Guide to the Orient (Japan Air Lines, 1970; used with permission) and Maggie Oster, Reflections of the Spirit: Japanese Gardens in America (New York: Dutton Studio Books/Penguin, 1993).
Useful references included: Nancy G. Hume, ed., Japanese Aesthetics and Culture (New York: State University of New York Press, 1995); Teiji Itoh, Space and Illusions in the Japanese Garden (New York: Weatherhill/Tankosha, 1988); Information sheet, Nitobe Memorial Garden; “Seeing double, high-tech style,” Associated Press, The Ottawa Citizen , Saturday, May 29, 1999; Yoshiaki Tono, “The Japanese Contribution to Expo 70,” Studio (No. 179, June 1970); Kunimoto Yoshiro, “Expo '70,” Japan Quarterly (Vol. 17, No. 1, January/March 1970); James Kirkup, “A Sense of Occasion,” Japan Quarterly (Vol. 17, No. 3, July/September 1970); and Jean-Louis de Lorimier, ed., Expo 67 (Toronto: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1968).
The films mentioned are the animated short Crane Feathers (Ideya Garanina, 1977) and the feature film After Life (Kore-Eda Hirokazu, 1998).