Category: Publications

THE APOCALYPSE FACTORY – Plutonium and the Making of the Atomic Age, by Steve Olson


Amazon APG member, Harley Cowan has work in the recently published book, The Apocalypse Factory. A thrilling narrative of scientific triumph, decades of secrecy, and the unimaginable destruction wrought by the creation of the atomic bomb. It began with plutonium, the first element ever manufactured in quantity by humans. Fearing that the Germans would be… Read more »

David McMillan: Growth and Decay: Pripyat and the Chernobyl

Steidl Books has published a new book by David McMillan: Growth and Decay: Pripyat and the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, April 23, 2019. Since 1994 Scottish-born Canadian photographer David McMillan (born 1945) has journeyed 21 times to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Inspired by his teenage memories of Nevil Shute’s On the Beach (1957), a disturbing vision… Read more »

Invisible Colors: The Arts of the Atomic Age by Gabrielle Decamous

Invisible Colors The Arts of the Atomic Age

Invisible Colors The Arts of the Atomic Age is a monumental work by Gabriele Decamous published by MIT Press that surveys the ways by which art, worldwide, can help make visible what has long been in obscurity – the effects of radioactivity, the lives of radiation-impacted survivors, and the politics of the nuclear age. Decamous’… 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 »