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Look Up Art Action

August 5, 2020 @ 7:50 am - 8:25 am


This “art action”, held every year since 2013, aims to “transform the target” by focusing on the perspective of the people in Hiroshima’s city center who were going about the daily morning activities on August 6, 1945 assembling volunteers on the “T-bridge” which served as the target at which the crew of the Eleanor Gay aimed. At 08:15, the time of the A-bomb’s detonation, participants look up in the direction from which the pika, holding their gaze for 10 minutes.

07:50 Assemble in front of the Peace Bell in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
07:50 Move to Aioi Bridge (“T-bridge”)
8:15-08:25 Look up
Photos and impressions from the 2013 Look Up action


August 5, 2020
7:50 am - 8:25 am
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken Japan