You may have already spotted this colourful character’s cameo in part two. Wandering around the park, he would occasionally stop, eyes closed, to make meditative gestures to the air- an eccentric. He set up a shot to capture himself and his friend with the park’s statue (see part one and two). I thought it might […]
In part 1, I mentioned the memorial statue that towers over Nagasaki’s peace park. Here you can see it up close, a symbol marking a travesty- onlookers gazing in solemn reflection.
On 9th August 1945 Nagasaki was the second city in Japan devastated by an atomic bomb. Sometimes it seems forgotten in Hiroshima’s wake but was equally effected. Indeed, the fact a second bomb was dropped is a telling condemnation of the first. Like Hiroshima, Nagasaki built a peace park at the blasts epicentre- a memorial […]