Sunday, September 13, 2015

Kids' Guernica at Tsubatamachi Children Center in Japan

September 08, 2015
Tsubatamachi Children Center organized Kids' Guernica workshop and its exhibition for the 10th anniversary of the center. First, the member of Art club of Tsubata Minami Junior High School made the basic design of this peace painting and the 5th and 6th grade students of Tsubatamachi Cyuujyo Primary School and visiting children to the center completed the big painting. It was exhibited in the center from August 29 to September 9. As its opening event, a music program was also held in front of the big peace painting.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Kids' Guernica in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

August 26-28, 2015
The second part of Kids' Guernica exhibition was successfully held at Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan. 1,100 children participated in creating 20 new peace paintings and 8,000 people visited the riverside venue. More people saw these paintings from the other side of the river while they visited the Atomic Bomb Dome.
Many foreign tourists visited the venue of this exhibition.
 A peace mural from Northern Ireland was also exhibited.
Savina Tarsitano did a collaborative workshop of "Kids' Guernica" and 
Michelangelo Pistollete's "Third Paradise" project at the river side.