"Break Into Blossom" by Sarah Nguyen

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Presented by Open Spaces at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Independence MO

Aug 25
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Oct 28
"Break Into Blossom" by Sarah Nguyen

Sarah Nguyen is a multimedia artist. Her Open Spaces project, “Break into Blossom,” is based on a thought experiment: how would the world have turned out differently if the atomic bombs dropped on Japan in 1945 had never exploded?

Nguyen is a multimedia artist living and working in rural Missouri. Her Open Spaces project, Break into Blossom, is based on a thought experiment: how would the world have turned out differently if the atomic bombs dropped on Japan in 1945 had never exploded? In Nguyen’s reimagining, Little Boy turns out to be a dud, and instead of detonating, passes through a cherry tree, lands with a thud, and over the years gathers moss and lichen, where we encounter it today in an artificial pastoral

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Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

500 W. U.S. Highway 24, Independence, MO 64050

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