A work in progress . . .

Use of nuclear weapons has a disproportionate effect on women and girls. Women and girls are biologically more susceptible to harmful effects of ionising radiation and negative consequences including psychological health, displacement, social stigma and discrimination. (UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons).

Something to Breathe is a site-specific installation to mark August 2020, the 75th Anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombings on people.

Inspired by the 1980 protest song Breathing by Kate Bush in which an unborn child pleads to be left something to breathe.

Opens for Hull Freedom Festival on Hiroshima Day, August 6.

 


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