Lest We Forget poster

Lest We Forget: Canadian Designers on War 25 award winning designers from across Canada were invited to participate in a show commemorating the 60th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. The direction we were given was simple. Create a poster that makes some sort of commentary about war. As a Japanese Canadian, the subject of Hiroshima hits close to home for me. Hundreds of thousands of civilian lives were lost as a result of not only the bomb dropped on Hiroshima but the one dropped on Nagasaki as well. I tried to depict the horror and the tragedy of the occassion in a simple yet powerful way. This poster won the Anvil Award for Best Poster - Single as well as being featured in the Applied Arts Design Annual in 2006

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