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“Nuclear Families: From Trinity to Nagasaki”

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Society for Photographic Education 2017 National Conference     Speakers: Claude Baillargeon, Mary Kavanagh, Mark Klett, and Katy McCormick (P) Saturday, March 11 – 9:00AM to 10:45AM Orange EF The concept of the nuclear family can be understood metaphorically with reference to the atomic age, which intrinsically connects humanity as a transglobal family. This panel… Read more »

It’s All Happening So Fast: a Counter-History of the Modern Canadian Environment

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Canadian Center for Architecture, 1920 rue Baile. Vernissage: 7:00 pm November 16 to April 9, 2017. A thought-provoking group exhibition providing a critical review of Canada’s policies on environmental issues. Photographer Robert Del Tredici has 9 large photographic prints in the nuclear section of the show. Entitled “Glimpses of Nuclear Ontario”, his images depict nuclear… Read more »

Photographing the Nuclear Body

Maids of Muslyumovo, Chelyabinsk, Russia

Photographer and Film Studies teacher Robert Del Tredici with curator John O’Brian will present images on the nuclear age at the Jarislowsky Institute (3rd floor, EV Bldg) on 16 February 2017, at 4:00 pm after a 2:00 tour of the Center for Contemporary Architecture exhibition “It’s All Happening So Fast.” More information: https://www.concordia.ca/finearts/cinema/cunews/finearts/cinema/film-studies/2017/02/photographing-the-nuclear-body.html Contact email:… Read more »

The APG welcomes Terry Ownby.

Arco Idaho: The first city in the world to be lit by atomic power, elevation 5320.

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 »

The Legacy of the Nuclear Age

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“Annie’s Fury” David Wargowski 2016 The Nuclear Forum of the World Social Forum presents a photographic exhibition by Robert Del Tredici and The Atomic Photographers Guild, The Legacy of the Nuclear Age. Monday August 8 Tuesday August 9 ESG UQAM Bldg / Room R-M140 315 St Catherine East Wednesday August 10 Thursday August 11 Friday August… Read more »

Through Post-Atomic Eyes

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Through Post-Atomic Eyes brings together an interdisciplinary group of artists and scholars to explore the complex legacy of the atomic age in contemporary art and culture. In what ways do photography and other lens-based art practices shed light on this legacy in the 21st century, and how has atomic culture shaped contemporary intersections of photography, nuclear industries, and… Read more »

Camera Atomica: Art Gallery of Ontario

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Several members of the Atomic Photographers Guild are a part of “Camera Atomica” at the Art Gallery of Ontario from July 8 – November 15, 2015. Photographs have played a crucial role in shaping perceptions of nuclear weapons and nuclear energy. Camera Atomica — guest-curated by writer, curator and art historian John O’Brian — is… Read more »

Atomic Amnesia: photographs and nuclear memory

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Atomic photographer, Jessie Boylan (Australia), has just had her essay ‘Atomic Amnesia: photographs and nuclear memory’ published in the Journal of Global Change, Peace and Security. This paper addresses the ways in which photography can illuminate that which is unfathomable, such as nuclear catastrophe. It discusses how chronicling the nuclear era through art can allow us… Read more »

American Ground Zero on Counterpunch’s best 100 Non-Fiction Books of the 20th Century (and Beyond)

Nevada Test Site from American Ground Zero

Atomic Photographer Carole Gallagher has made Counterpunch’s best 100 Non-Fiction books of the 20th century list with her book American Ground Zero, The Secret Nuclear War See the list here: http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/04/04/100-best-non-fiction-books-of-the-20th-century-and-beyond-in-english/ by ALEXANDER COCKBURN and JEFFREY ST. CLAIR As the clock clicked down on the arrival of the new millennium, Alex and I were bemused at… Read more »

SILENT BUT DEADLY : CHERNOBYL-FUKUSHIMA-SAN ONOFRE

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Atomic Photographer James Lerager is part of an exhibition on at BC Space in Laguna Beach, CA, called “SILENT BUT DEADLY : CHERNOBYL-FUKUSHIMA-SAN ONOFRE”. James Lerager has been photographing and documenting nuclear sites since the 1980s. His work has been widely exhibited and published. He is the photographer / author of the book “In the Shadow… Read more »