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The Light - Portraits of the 'Hibakusha' Lecture Series

This lecture series is to accompany the exhibition at the Brunei Gallery - The Light - Portraits of the 'Hibakusha'.

There will be an Opening Address by Paul Stafford, Kingston University at 9.45am

Previous Events in this series

Flash-back: Official Horror and Sacrilegious Memory in Alain Resnais’ Hiroshima Mon Amour

Chris Horrocks, Kingston University

Resnais’ first feature film Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959) confronts cinema with the impossible task of turning a terrible tragedy into narrative...

7 October 2010, Brunei Gallery, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Different Framing of the Atomic Bombing on Hiroshima: How Did the World Major Newspapers Report the Event?

Professor Yasuhiro Inoue, Faculty of International Studies, Hiroshima City University

Although the portraits of hibakusha convey the image that they are calm and gentle, in reality, they are carrying potential danger caused by their atomic-bombing experience...

7 October 2010, Brunei Gallery, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Hibakusha and the Danger of Nuclear Weapon

Professor Kazumi Mizumoto, Hiroshima Peace Institute, Hiroshima City University

Although the portraits of hibakusha convey the image that they are calm and gentle, in reality, they are carrying potential danger caused by their atomic-bombing experience...

7 October 2010, Brunei Gallery, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Portraits as Reproductions of Life

Professor Makoto Sekimura, Graduate Scool of Art, Hiroshima City University

The portraits in the exhibition “The Light” make a deep impression on the viewer...

7 October 2010, Brunei Gallery, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM