Category: News

The APG welcomes Terry Ownby.

Terry Ownby is associate professor of photo media, photo history, and visual culture at Idaho State University, USA. He holds a PhD in visual media studies, MA in media communication, and a BS in media/photography. His photography has been exhibited on the west and east coasts, along with numerous venues in the heartland. He has… Read more »

Nuclear Imaging

The Bendigo Magazine (Victoria, Australia) interviewed APG-er Jessie Boylan about her work. You can read it here: Nuclear Imaging – Bendigo Mag – Autumn 2016 “Sixty years after the black mist rained on Maralinga burning people and country, Australia’s nuclear history is being made visible through art.” Writer: Sarah Harris – Photographer: David Field “Jessie Boylan may just… Read more »

After Hiroshima

Atomic Photographer/Artist elin o’Hara slavick has upcoming exhibitions of her work ‘After Hiroshima’. Hiroshima > Nagasaki > Fukushima, Gallery G, Hiroshima, Japan, 2016 Making the Invisible Visible, Staniar Gallery, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA, 2017 Her recent book: After Hiroshima was published by Daylight Books: with an essay by James Elkins These photographic images… Read more »

Nuclear Light

“Nuclear Light,” The Inventions of Light / Les Inventions de la Lumiere http://www.imagearts.ryerson.ca/torontomontreallille/#program School of Image Arts, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada February 24 – 26, 2016 Part of the bilingual conference, The Inventions of Light / Les Inventions de la Lumiere, “Nuclear Light” brings together a panel of APG members, Robert Del Tredici, Mary Kavanagh… Read more »

From Trinity to Hiroshima and Beyond

From Trinity to Hiroshima and Beyond: the Nuclear Age Through the Eyes of the Atomic Photographers Guild On July 16, 1945, the first test of the atomic bomb (Trinity Test) was conducted in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Twenty-one days after that on August 6th, an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Seventy years has passed since… Read more »

Nuclear photography: Making the invisible visible

Nuclear photography: Making the invisible visible Carole Gallagher Published in The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists November/December 2013 vol. 69 no. 6 42-46 In this essay, the author explores whether nuclear catastrophe is beyond the reach of art. A documentary photographer, she reflects on her own work capturing the lives of those who lived downwind of the nuclear tests conducted… Read more »

Dan Budnik: Marching To The Freedom Dream

https://d2pq0u4uni88oo.cloudfront.net/projects/651120/video-285309-h264_high.mp4 News from Dan Budnik, Atomic Photographer Dear friends and colleagues,Less than a month ago the Kickstarter campaign raised £ 10,000, which guaranteed the initial printing costs for the publication of my Civil Rights book,Marching To The Freedom Dream, to be published by Trolley Books in the Spring of 2014. It will consist of my comprehensive editing… Read more »

Behind the Atom Curtain: Foto Freo Divergence Exhibition

From the 14th of March to the 15th of April the Atomic Photographers Guild exhibited their group show Behind the Atom Curtain: Life and Death in the Nuclear Age as part of the ‘Divergence: Photographs from Elsewhere’ exhibition at the massive Midland Atelier warehouse in Midland, Perth, as part of the biannual month-long photography festival FotoFreo. Around… Read more »

Atomic Photographers exhibit in Australia

The Atomic Photographers Guild are exhibiting Behind the Atom Curtain: Life and Death in the Nuclear Age, as part of Divergence, Photographs from Elsewhere; A monumental showcase of photography by over sixty photographers from fifteen countries at the historic Midland Railway Workshops site in Perth, Western Australia, from the 14th of March to the 15th of April,… Read more »