The Portraits of the Hibakusha | 80 Years Remembered is an exclusive collection of portraits of the survivors of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This collection has great historical significance and will help facilitate discussion for the need to ban nuclear weapons.
There are now very few of the hibakusha left alive, and time is running out for them. The hibakusha would like to ensure that their memory is documented and produced in a meaningful and expressive way. Their three-dimensional images and their stories will say much more than words alone.
These holographic portraits will be of national and global significance and ensure that the hibakusha are documented and memorialized as a global archive that can be exhibited around the world for future generations.
The "hibakusha" are the surviving victims of the atomic bombs which fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The first exhibition will take place at:
27th November, 9am - 1st December, EOD
You will find us in Area No 5 GA-1B Neck area (in front of the Vienna Cafe) United Nations, New York City, 10017
Presented by Gina Langton
Founder of 80,000 Voices & Activist
Gina Langton is an anti-nuclear activist, and founder of 80,000 Voices, which is an art, music, culture, and peace organization. As a partner of ICAN. 80,000 Voices was a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017.
She visited Hiroshima for the first time 2013 when studied at a Hiroshima Peace Studies course for graduates at Hiroshima City University, which changed her life. Since then, she has returned on several occasions to meet with the survivors of the atomic bombings in 1945 in an effort to help bring more awareness to their stories of the horrors of what happened, so that this never happens again.
Photographed by Patrick Boyd
Award winning, world renowned photographer
Multi-award winning Patrick Boyd, who speaks basic Japanese has been working with lasers, optics, and emulsions since 1985.
Working with pulsed lasers at the Royal College of Art and with multiplex lenticular holography systems at Loughborough University under Dr Nick Philllips, he made some of the most famous pulsed laser holography portraits in the world.