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Book and Paper
Year of Graduation
Experimental and Foundation Studies
Faculty / Course
Judy Maloney, Design, Fall 2014
Materials + Techniques
Museum board, davey board, paper, glue, leather thread ink transfer
The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki artist book commemorates the victims of the two cities at the close of WWII. As the final project for Judy Maloney's Design Class, the piece response to the prompt of representing a historical event, actin as a memorialization of the true human toll in the bombings ad the war in general. The piece also explores the United States government's initial concealment of the human causalities through poems, written by survivors, half-hidden behind the sterile descriptions of architectural damage inflected by the bombings. "to present materials of the atomic bombings of the two cities to the children and to all the world." - Arahi Tuheshi, Lord Mayor of Hiroshima.
Poindexter, Jacob; Library, Fleet; and Collections, Special, "The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki" (2014). 1st Student Artists' Book Contest 2015. 32.