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Art and “un-forgetting”: How to honor the atomic dead via Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Molly Hurley | November 26, 2021 […] Though I thrived amid the frenzied surprises of the city, I also found sudden moments of quiet solemnity while sketching inside the many art museums of the Big Apple. One of those museums was … Continue reading

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‘Not in this town’: artwork about Britain’s ‘nuclear colonialism’ removed via The Guardian

An Australian artist has accused a group of Conservative councillors of using “bullying strategies” to silence and censor her work after an installation she created to highlight Britain’s “identity as a colonial nuclear state” was removed from a park in … Continue reading

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Black Hole/Atomic City (State of Decay) via Sanitary Tortilla Factory

Black Hole/Atomic City (State of Decay) August 2 – 30, 2019 OPENING RECEPTION: August 2, 6-9pm  Black Hole/Atomic City (State of Decay) is an exhibition dedicated to alternative stories related to “the nuclear business” in New Mexico since the dawn of … Continue reading

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“The Last Victim” via Beyond Nuclear International

Karipbek Kuyukov of Kazakhstan dedicates his life to ensuring that no one will ever again be afflicted by atomic bomb tests By Linda Pentz Gunter Karipbek Kuyukov, who will receive the 2018 Nuclear-Free Future Award for Education in October, likes … Continue reading

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Chinese artist Cai Guo Qiang ‘Reactions’ performance Sat

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Navajo Nation Artists Respond to the Threat of Uranium Radiation via Hyperallergic

Nuclear contamination from abandoned uranium mines is rampant across the Navajo Nation, and a community of artists is raising awareness through a street art project and gallery exhibition. FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A large-scale human rights violation is occurring in the … Continue reading

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Kharkiv to remember Chernobyl and Fukushima via The Kharkiv Times

From April 19 to May 8, Kharkiv will host a series of poster exhibitions devoted to accidents at nuclear power plants of Chernobyl and Fukushima, civilforum informs (RU). The project “Life after Chernobyl and Fukushima” created by graphic designers of … Continue reading

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About my gas mask paintings… via The Official Blog of Bunky Echo-Hawk

by Bunky · 03/14/2014  Nawa All… Throughout my career, I’ve often been asked about my use of gas masks in my art. Here is my original artist statement about the series that started it all: ->>————–> GAS MASK AS MEDICINE … Continue reading

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New Art Installed In Fukushima’s Radioactive Zone Inaccessible For Decades via Artlyst

The deserted radioactive zone of Fukushima has become home to the works of leading international and Japanese artists, having installed a series of works in the area established in the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster early … Continue reading

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Post-disaster angst fuels Japanese pop artist’s tablet-focused works via Mashable

f art is the most honest barometer of technology’s effect on the human condition, Takashi Murakami’s latest works uncover a Japan still quietly reeling from 2011’s Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, and struggling with the ever-present specter of the ongoing nuclear … Continue reading

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