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STATE OF THE ARTS - Gaku Tsutaja


The Rubin Center is proud to announce the commissioning of a site-specific piece by Japanese artist Gaku Tsutaja. Gaku uses drawing, sculpture, performance, animation and a deeply personal research process to explore the material culture and living history of the atomic bomb.

Enola’s Head is a motion picture theatre shaped like the nose part of the Enola Gay, the Boeing B-29 Superfortress that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945 resulting in more than 140,000 deaths that year, and many more over time. Originally Broadcast on October 23, 2021