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2015/10/10
YAMAGUCHI Akira in Hiroshima MOCA group show 'A Bird's-eye View of the World'

YAMAGUCHI Akira will participate in the group exhibition 'A Bird's-eye View of the World' at the Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art from Saturday 10th October 2015.

In observing the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art is holding a trilogy of exhibitions examining Hiroshima from three perspectives—its past as a city destroyed by an atomic bomb, its path of reconstruction, and its present and future.

In August 1945, seventy years ago in Hiroshima, photographs taken from high elevations revealed the extent of the city’s devastation by atomic bombing. The “bird’s-eye view” plan designed thereafter by architect Kenzo Tange, which included Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, expressed a clear future vision for Hiroshima as a city symbolic of peace. This exhibition takes two Hiroshimas seen from the sky—the city in devastation and in reconstruction—as a point of departure in examining artworks that look comprehensively from a “bird’s-eye view” on cities and places in order to ponder their past and present.
Saturday 10th October - Sunday 6th December 2015
10:00 - 17:00 (last entry 30 minutes before closing)
Closed: Mondays (except for Monday 12th October and Monday 23rd November), Tuesday 13th October, Tuesday 24th November

Admission:
Regular tickets - 1,030円
University students - 720円
High schools students and those aged over 65 years - 510円
Middle school students or younger - free of charge
※ On Tuesday 3rd November the museum will offer free admission to all visitors on the occasion of the public holiday Culture Day.

Hiroshima MOCA
1-1 Hijiyama koen, Minami-ku
Hiroshima
〒732-0815
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