Ishiuchi Miyako – ひろしま Hiroshima

Ishiuchi Miyako

ひろしま Hiroshima is a series by Ishiuchi Miyako, is consists of 45 large scale photographs of clothing from the victims of the 1945 atomic bomb at Hiroshima. The series was made in 2008 and has been exhibited worldwide. The depiction of the clothing brings an emotional feeling to the viewer, it makes us think about who used to occupy these clothes and what they must have gone through.

 

 

 

Photo by Vitor Munhoz – http://satellitegallery.wordpress.com/2011/11/26/art-history-and-hiroshima/