Elin o’Hara slavick is a Distinguished Professor of Visual Art, Theory and Practice at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received her MFA in Photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her BA from Sarah Lawrence College. Slavick has exhibited her work in Hong Kong, Canada, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Scotland, England, Cuba, Japan, the Netherlands, Japan and across the United States. She is the author of Bomb After Bomb: A Violent Cartography, (Charta, 2007), with a foreword by Howard Zinn. She is also a curator, critic and activist. Her exhibition Hiroshima: After Aftermath was exhibited at the Former Bank of Japan (an A-Bombed building) in Hiroshima, September 17 – October 7, 2011. She grew up in Maine in an activist family, marching against war, organizing against nuclear power and standing in Portland’s main square every August 6 to remember Hiroshima.