Back to Top

August 6, 1945

August 6, 2014

“August 6th 1945 was the day that the US air force dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan, striking Hiroshima and killing up to 160,000 of the city’s inhabitants, most of whom were civilians. The mortality rate continued to rise for months from radiation and disease but the primary cause of death was from burns. Daniel Garcia’s artwork for this 1971 OSPAAAL poster is sombre and thought provoking, making use of the partially obscured face of a young Japanese citizen and burnt paper to remind the world of the horror of that day. “

Anti-warGlobal SolidarityHistoryInspiration

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Ayotzinapa

Ayotzinapa

November 19, 2014

Last week I posted this to my instagram, made sense to share it here: I spent the day harvesting in the field but constantly thinking about the students and families…