Mon, Aug
06

People Seeking Peace

4:30pm – 5:00pm
Free

A fashion show incorporating the art, faces and memories of the people of Hiroshima, Ryunosuke Okazaki(s show will take place at the Former Bank of Japan on the 73 anniversary of the disaster. The clothing features fabric on which children and adults from Hiroshima have drawn pictures during workshops and all models have been selected from the public. Through the involvement of the audience and the local people, and the use of an atomic-bombed building, Okazaki invites people to think about peace and what it means in our times. Born and raised in Hiroshima, he is currently studying at Tokyo University of the Arts and has worked on a number of peace projects including locations Fukushima and Ukraine.

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