Yukiyo Kawano

  • Vermont College of Fine Arts, Oregon Physicians for Responsibility
    Yukiyo Kawano an artist, activist, and educator. She is a third-generation hibakusha (atomic bomb sufferer) who grew up decades after the bombing of Hiroshima. Kawano’s art practice is a storytelling about people who are suffering from radiation exposure to connect stories of the hibakusha with the affected communities of uranium mining and the downwinders of the nuclear power plant disaster in Fukushima, Japan. Kawano teaches through Vermont College of Fine Arts studio mentorship program (artist teacher) and is an Oregon Physicians for Responsibility advisory board member.

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