Final month of Red Kimono In The Window

Red Kimono In The Window at Conway Hall ends on 31st August 2016.

This installation of eight of the thirty portraits, with text and booklets, opened in March 2016, to mark the 5th year of the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe.

The accompanying booklets, are available for visitors to take, free of charge, in the Conway Hall Entrance on Red Lion Square, or by post if you send a request to: contactredkimono@gmail.com

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Red Kimono booklet – version 4

Version 4 was produced in the UK for the Red Kimono In The Window installation at Conway Hall, London, 1st March – 31st August 2016, for visitors to take away, free of charge.

The contents are the same as version 1 – containing the English translations of the letters, memoirs and speech by evacuees from Fukushima and excerpts from the statements by ’50 complainants for the criminal prosecution of the Fukushima nuclear disaster’ in the e-book  titled: Fukushima Radiation: Will You Still Say No Crime Was Committed?More about the statements here.

The cover of version 4 now includes information about Osaka-based organisation  Thanks and Dream, The Great East Japan Earthquake & Nuclear Disaster Evacuee Association  of which Akiko Morimatsu (pictured on the back cover) is a key member.

Booklets are available in the Conway Hall Entrance on Red Lion Square, or by post if you send a request to: contactredkimono@gmail.com

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Red Kimono Evening @ Conway Hall, Friday 13th May

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An evening of live music, film, poetry and a talk about Fukushima to mark the the 5th anniversary of the catastrophic accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Friday 13th May 2016: 18:00-22:00

Conway Hall

25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1206469736030594/

All Welcome!

Free event but donations are welcome: all proceeds will go to charities helping children who have been affected by the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe.

The evening is curated by Lis Fields as part of her Red Kimono project.

18:00 Doors open, drinks served, short films

19:00 Talk: Dr Ian Fairlie, independent consultant on radioactivity will talk about Fukushima followed by Q&A

20:00 Musical performances by Atsuko Kamura, Iris Ederer, Simon Kobayashi of Smallgang, and Melvin Ashong

Poetry reading by Ann Garrett

 

Eight of the thirty Red Kimono portraits, and a poster bearing explanatory text, are on display in the Conway Hall  window which looks onto Theobalds Road , a busy road in central London, from March 4th – August 31st 2016.

 

Some shots of RK in the window @ Conway Hall

The window looks onto Theobald’s Road, a busy road in Holborn, central London. Marking the 5th anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe, the installation will be in place until 31st May 2016.

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The text in the window:

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Red Kimono in the window @ Conway Hall

March 4th – May 31st 2016

The second exhibition of Red Kimono at Conway Hall in Holborn, London WC1, marks the 5th anniversary of the catastrophic accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Eight of the thirty portraits, and a poster bearing explanatory text, are on display in the window which looks onto Theobalds Road , a busy road in central London.

Booklets containing stories, letters and statements by evacuees from Fukushima are available in the entrance area on Red Lion Square, for visitors to take, free of charge.

The eight portraits on display:

Prasanth

Alex

Shigeo

Yvonne

Xi Zhang

Dee

Michael

Steve

The explanatory text poster:

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