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Camera Atomica: Art Gallery of Ontario

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

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)

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

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 »

Mary Kavanagh joins APG

Mary Kavanagh is an artist, educator and arts administrator living and working in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, where she is Associate Professor in the Department of Art, Faculty of Fine Arts, at the University of Lethbridge. Since 2007, she has been developing a body of work that examines and documents sites connected to the development of… Read more »

Rocky Flats exhibition on 9News

9News feature on APG, Interview with Bob Del Tredici To watch the interview go here: http://www.9news.com/shows/mornings/291721/229/Nuclear-bomb-photos-on-display-in-new-exhibition Article written by Blair Shiff KUSA – Rocky Flats was a key part in the federal government’s pursuit to build nuclear weapons during the Cold War. There is an Arvada museum – dedicated to Rocky Flats – that has… Read more »

Snapshots of the nuclear age

From Our Colorado News, October 18, 2012 Rocky Flats may be closed, but its effects still cast a shadow By Clarke Reader, Photo by Andy Carpenean In an effort to offer a place for discussion from all parties, and to show all generations what the birth and progression of the nuclear age looked like, the… Read more »

Rocky Flats Cold War Museum Exhibition

Invitation to Atomic Photographers Exhibition Opening/Fundraiser Sept. 28 You are cordially invited to the opening of a photographic exhibition by the Atomic Photographers Guild: Behind the Atom Curtain: Life and Death in the Nuclear Age, on Friday, Sept. 28th from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Rocky Flats Cold War Museum, 5612 Yukon Street, Olde… Read more »