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Hiroshima Art Prize: Doris Salcedo

July 19, 2014 - October 13, 2014

¥65 – ¥1030

Colombian artist Doris Salcedo, known for conveying the suffering of victims of violence and discrimination, is the ninth recipient of the Hiroshima Art Prize. From the HMOCA website

The Hiroshima Art Prize was established by the City of Hiroshima to recognize the achievements of artists who spread the “Spirit of Hiroshima,” which seeks everlasting world peace, and aim to appeal to a wider world through contemporary art. Ms. Doris Salcedo has been selected as the winner of the 9th Hiroshima Art Prize. She is an artist who has consistently expressed her view that art has the potential power of strong resistance to the widespread violence and discrimination in the world. She will present two large-scale installations that completely transform spaces into places of mourning for the dead, quietly recognizing the tragedy of Hiroshima, an incident of violence unprecedented in human history, and incorporating the hope of rebirth.

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Opening hours: 10:00-17:00 (final admission 16:30) Open until 19:00 July 20 & 21, October 12 & 13 Closed Mondays (Except July 21, September 15, October 13) and July 22 & September 16

Details

Start:
July 19, 2014
End:
October 13, 2014
Cost:
¥65 – ¥1030
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Venue

HMOCA
1-1 Hijiyama-koen, Minami-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken 732-0815 Japan
Phone:
082-264-1121
Website:
https://www.hiroshima-moca.jp/