Atomic Bomb Panel and Peace Art Exhibition

-Hiroshima / Nagasaki 73 Year Anniversary-
- Let us learn from the destructive past, and walk together towards a peaceful future -

WHERE: Tenri Cultural Institute:
                            43 W. 13th Street (between 5th Ave. and 6th Ave) NYC
WHEN: August 9 - 14, 2018 Mon–Fri: 12pm – 6pm, Sat: 10am – 3pm

ADMISSION: Free (donation)

INFO: / 646-797-7982

August 9, at 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Reception:
                           Talks by Artists – Carletta Walker, Yasuyo Tanaka,
                           Calligraphy demonstration by Taisan Tanaka,
                           Music performance by Sonny Ochiai and Rino Aise (RH+)

August 9 - 14, at 1:00pm-3:00pm: Origami Workshop by Origami Therapy Association

Atomic Bomb Panel and Peace Art Exhibition

Manhattan, NY – Please join us for the Atomic Bomb Panel and Peace Art Exhibition on August 9 –14. The Peace Exhibition provides a great opportunity for New Yorkers to learn about the history of the atomic bombings, and contemplate a more peaceful future.

“Genbakuten: Hiroshima and Nagasaki 1945" includes 30 posters depicting the story of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that were created by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum for the purpose of peace education.

Calligraphy, Emoji and Paintings, wishing for peace, by Taisan Tanaka who is a contemporary Japanese artist. He works in solely black and orange calligraphic ink that often have circular figures that the artist describes as gentle but can strongly effect the viewer’ heart.

“Summer Memory,” “Blue Tears,” “30,” “Other Voce,” and “Unfair” by Natsuko Hattori, a young Japanese sculptor. Her sculptures are created from balls that are individually wrapped with fabric, representing warmth, softness, human touch and love, and bound together to make up an entire whole.

"Moon Sound Travelers" by Carletta Joy Walker, a New York based artist, writer, poet and storyteller performer as well as journalist and producer; her work is to encourage peaceful, joyful communication and respect.

EITA (Eita Segawa) is a social activist, a calligrapher, and a poet. He has been spreading the messages of “importance of life”, “miracle of birth”, and “peace” throughout Japan and in other countries with musician DAI. His demonstration piece at the Peace Ceremony on August 5, 2018 in Manhattan will display here.

Kunio Suzuki creates his art with the theme of water. He uses water near Hiroshima Peace Park in 2016 for this work. His art “Water” expresses importance of living one’s life with awareness of interconnectedness which he believe the closest path to world peace.

“Silent” from her “Silent Series (Hiroshima - Nagasaki)” (Silkscreen, Emboss, Burned deco edge.) by Yasuyo Tanaka, who is a New York-based artist and environmentalist.

This exhibition is co-sponsored by Heiwa Peace and Reconciliation Foundation of New York and the Buddhist Council of New York, supported by the Origami Therapy Association and Interfaith Center of USA, and hosted by the Tenri Cultural Institute.