In New York, where the NPT (Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty) Review Conference is being held, a research team from the University of Tokyo will hold a special exhibition using digital technology to convey the testimonies of atomic bomb survivors.
In conjunction with the NPT Review Conference being held at the United Nations Headquarters, a research team led by Professor Hidenori Watanabe of the Graduate School of the University of Tokyo held a two-day exhibition from August 6, the day the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, at the university's New York office. open.
At the venue, visitors were surrounded by large monitors, which displayed videos and photographs of the testimonies of approximately 300 survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Archives" and "Nagasaki Archives" are displayed, and you can see what happened to each person after the atomic bomb was dropped, as if you were having a direct dialogue with the survivors.
Also on display is a digital map showing in detail the state of buildings damaged by Russia's military invasion of Ukraine using satellite images and 3D data. Together, we want them to feel the magnitude of the damage caused by war.
On the first day of the exhibition, a meeting will be held to listen to the testimonies of three A-bomb survivors who are visiting the site. I want people to think about the importance of peace by sharing the testimonies of the A-bomb survivors."