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The outcome started with the the idea of history repeating itself, that we ourselves are the ones that will cause the end of times but still we c… Read More
The outcome started with the the idea of history repeating itself, that we ourselves are the ones that will cause the end of times but still we carry on repeating the same mistakes of old. Three prints of were created to show the different factors that caused the dropping of the bombs on Hiroshima at the end of the Second World War. With each design I wanted to draw the viewer in with its initial beauty, then shock them with its content. The “Reticle” print has a single line for each person that died from the bomb and each ring shows the distance from the epicentre of the bomb’s target. The “Mushroom” print has a single line for each event that lead to the bombs since 1895 when William Roentgen first discovered x-rays on the left of the image to the Pearl Harbour on the right of the image. The final print “Atom” is the geographical locations of all the events leading to the bombings, inspired by the construction of atoms. Read Less
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The outcome started with the the idea of history repeating itself, that we ourselves are the ones that will cause the end of times but still we carry on repeating the same mistakes of old. Three prints of were created to show the different factors that caused the dropping of the bombs on Hiroshima at the end of the Second World War. With each design I wanted to draw the viewer in with its initial beauty, then shock them with its content. The “Reticle” print has a single line for each person that died from the bomb and each ring shows the distance from the epicentre of the bomb’s target. The “Mushroom” print has a single line for each event that lead to the bombs since 1895 when William Roentgen first discovered x-rays on the left of the image to the Pearl Harbour on the right of the image. The final print “Atom” is the geographical locations of all the events leading to the bombings, inspired by the construction of atoms.