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This Remix project was "inspired by the once customary practice of painting white outlines of people lying on the ground to commemorate the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, in August 1945.
These white outlines, or "shadows," symbolized how many of the bomb victims were vaporized leaving little traces of themselves.
The shadows also represent people asleep. Hiroshima/Siesta is about remembering the disasters that human beings inflict on one another. The piece is about sleep, and about the hope that we discover in our dreams."
Quote from the Artist - Bryce Kanbara
The work was done on March 25, 2009 in front of the cafeteria at Cienfuegos University in Cienfuegos, Cuba.