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The Colour of Memory: Reviving Photographs of…

The Colour of Memory: Reviving Photographs of Hiroshima Survivors

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Since she was in high school, Ms. Anju Niwata, a university student from Hiroshima, Japan, has been working on the "Rebooting Memories" project, which uses AI technology to colorize black-and-white photographs of Hiroshima's atomic bomb survivors.
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Over the years, many atomic bomb survivors (hibakusha) have overcome hatred and sadness, and now hope that human beings should never repeat the same mistakes.

Through dialogue with survivors, researching past documentary records and the use of AI technology, Ms. Niwata carefully revives the monochrome photos as she spreads the hope of peace in a nuclear weapons-free world.

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