Montreal, QC, Canada
Robert Del Tredici is an artist, photographer, and teacher with a BA in philosophy, an MA in Comparative Literature (University of California, Berkeley), and an interest in the dynamic between image and text.
Takashi Arai does not see daguerreotype as a nostalgic reproduction of a classical method; instead, he has made it his own personal medium, finding it a reliable device for storing memory that is far better for recording and transmitting interactions with his subjects than modern photography.
Toronto, ON, Canada
Gordon Belray is a visual artist from Toronto, Canada. He compiles historical narratives from lens-based archives using numerous manipulated stills and photographs aided by maps, street views and historical accounts.
Jessie Boylan is a photomedia artist based in Castlemaine, Victoria. She explores issues relating to human impacts on the land and communities in relation to environmental and social devastation – like nuclear testing, mining and war.
El Paso, NM, United States
Berlyn B. Brixner was an American photographer. He was the head photographer for the Trinity test, the first detonation of a nuclear weapon in July 1945.
Tucson, AZ, United States
Dan Budnik’s work as a photographer has covered more than a half-century. He is known for his photographs of artists, but also for his photo-documentation of the Civil Rights Movement and of Native Americans.
Portland, OR, United States
Harley Cowan is a photographer and practicing architect based in Portland, Oregon. His photo documentation of the Manhattan Project first began in 2017 when he was granted access to the Hanford Site and B Reactor by the Department of Energy.
Mesa, AZ, United States
Since atomic power first exploded onto the public conscience, nuclear energy and weaponry have been integrated into the culture and conscience of our country in the form of universal images that became a backdrop for contemporary culture juxtaposed with the deepest and most tightly guarded of our national secrets.
France / United States
Delevingne has travelled and photographed extensively throughout the world. In his work, he’s sought a conscious merging of politics and art. Born in France, he was deeply impacted by the social and political unrest that occurred in Paris in 1968.
Santa Barbara, CA, United States/ Sydney, Australia
Brett Leigh Dicks photographic endeavors have led him to explore the world’s natural and urban landscapes with the resulting imagery spanning Australia, America and Europe.In employing the tradition of fine black and white photography, Brett primarily investigates the landscape and the fragile ties that it shares with human history.
Toronto, ON, Canada
Blake Fitzpatrick holds the position of Professor in the School of Image Arts, Ryerson University. A photographer, curator and writer, his research interests include the photographic representation of the nuclear era, visual responses to contemporary militarism and the post-Cold War history, memory and mobility of the Berlin Wall.
Atlanta, FL, United States
Nancy Floyd is an artist whose exhibition record includes shows in the United States, Japan and Europe, with eighteen solo exhibitions and over seventy group shows. Her work has been published in the journal Contact Sheet, as well as in the books Game Face, Pregnant Pictures, Heart Shots, Gun Women, Real Knockouts, Bombensicher: Atomic Photographers Guild and A Di erent War: Vietnam in Art. Floyd’s first book,
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Harris Fogel is an Associate Professor and Director/Curator of two photography galleries – the Sol Mednick Gallery and Gallery 1401 – at the University of the Arts. Previously he served as the Program Director and Coordinator of the Photography Program, and Chair of the Media Arts Department (Photo/Film/Animation). He is a documentary and fine-art photographer with an extensive background in digital imaging, criticism, photojournalism, and photo history.
Conifer, CO, United States
Carole Gallagher first began her odyssey on the nuclear trail on March 28, 1979, the day of the Three Mile Island accident. Noting beads of sweat on the brow of Walter Cronkite as he reported on it, she packed her car, ready to travel far from the potential plume that could soon have enveloped her home town, New York City.
Reno, NV, United States
Peter Goin, Foundation Professor, authored Tracing the Line: A Photographic Survey of the Mexican-American Border; Nuclear Landscapes; Stopping Time: A Rephotographic Survey of Lake Tahoe; and Humanature.In 2005, Peter Goins and Paul F. Starrs served as co-authors of Black Rock. Goin’s photographs have been exhibited in over fifty museums nationally and internationally, and he is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. He was awarded the Governor’s Millennium Award for Excellence in the Arts.
Dr Grace Halden is a lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Literature at Birkbeck College, University of London. She has particular interest and expertise in the representations of technology in popular culture.
Kenji Higuchi is the eldest son of a farmer; at the age of twenty-four he was moved to take up photography after viewing Robert Capa’s famous anti-war photos. As a well-known professor of photography at three institutions in Tokyo, and as a veteran instructor at the famous Nippon Photography Institute, Higuchi could have made life easy for himself, become comfortable, but the usual career ladder never attracted him.
Cornelia Hesse-Honegger (* 29. November 1944 in Zurich ) is a Swiss Scientific illustrator and visual and “knowledge artist”: Your insect -Pictures been exhibited internationally in museums and galleries. It moves in the border between art and science and wants to present insects as a testimony to a beautiful and threatened world of life.
Bozeman, MT, United States
John Hooton photographed missile silo portraits for Nukewatch, published in Nuclear Heartland: A guide to the 1,000 missile silos of the United States. He is associate professor of photography at Montana State University.
Lethbridge, AB, Canada
Mary Kavanagh is a professor in Art Studio and MFA/MMus graduate program chair at the University of Lethbridge, Canada. Combining moving and still images, drawing and installation practices, Kavanagh’s work addresses the vulnerable body in the context of material culture, toxic ecologies and state violence. Since 2005, she has researched and documented activities and ephemera at historic and active nuclear sites in Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Alaska, Japan and Canada.
Republic of Moldova
Igor Fedorovich Kostin (27 December 1936 – 9 June 2015) was one of the five photographers in the world to take pictures of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster near Pripyat in Ukraine, on 26 April 1986. He was working for Novosti Press Agency (APN) as a photographer in Kiev, Ukraine, when he represented Novosti to cover the nuclear accident in Chernobyl.
Republic of Kazakhstan
It is largely thanks to Kuidin that the president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbaev, on August 29th, 1991, was forced to announce the closure of the Semipalatinsk Test Site. Kuidin had founded in 1990 the Phoenix Organization (Antinuclear Ecological Fund).
Albany, CA, United States
James Lerager is a social documentary photographer, author of the book ‘In The Shadow Of The Cloud: Photographs and Histories of America’s Atomic Veterans’ (Fulcrum Press, 1988), and the forthcoming books ‘Nuclear History – Nuclear Destiny’ and ‘Mexico: Portraits of Complexity.’ Penn State University Press published Paul Dosh and James’ book ‘Demanding the Land’ in 2010.
Yoshito Matsushige is best known for being the only person to capture an immediate, first-hand photographic historical account of the destruction of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945.
Toronto, ON, Canada
Katy McCormick is associate professor and graduate program director of the Documentary Media MFA Program at Ryerson University, Toronto. Since 2008 her research has focused on the histories of the atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and more recently the Manhattan Project sites, as well as locations used during the internment of the Japanese diaspora in the US during WWII.
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
When I first photographed in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone in 1994, I wasn’t sure what I’d find or if I’d be allowed to photograph freely. However, the trip proved highly productive and I was left feeling there was much more to see and photograph.
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Patrick Nagatani (1945-2017) was a professor emeritus in the Department of Art & Art History at the University of New Mexico. A major survey of his work from 1978-2008 opened at the UNM University Art Museum and the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. His book Desire for Magic has recently been published.
Cambridge, MA, United States
Since the 1960s Barbara Norfleet has taught at Harvard University in the Social Sciences Department and as a Senior Lecturer in Visual and Environmental Studies at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts.
Chapel Hill, NC, United States
elin o’Hara slavick is a Distinguished Professor of Visual Art, Theory and Practice at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – where she started the photography program in 1994. She received her MFA in Photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her BA from Sarah Lawrence College.
Pocatello, ID, United States
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.
Longbeach, CA, United States
Mark Ruwedel (b. 1954, American, Canadian citizen) has become one of Canada’s most respected landscape photographers during a career spanning three decades. Working primarily in the western territories of the United States and Canada, Ruwedel documents traces and imprints of human activity on the earth.
Ursula Schulz-Dornburg, born 1938 in Berlin, is a German photographer and artist known for the conceptual series (mostly black and white) photographs. She lives and works in Düsseldorf.
Minneapolis, MN, United States
Paul Shambroom is a photographer who explores American power and culture. For over twenty years he has documented subjects ranging from industrial and office environments, the U.S. nuclear arsenal, small town council meetings, and post-9/11 “Homeland Security” preparations.
AmirtharajStephen is a documentary photographer from Tirunelveli, India. Follow him on Facebook. He worked in association with The Other Media on a campaign to display his photographs in schools, colleges, and public spaces across India.
Dja Dja Wurrung country, Australia
N.A.J. Taylor is an Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Deakin University, and an Australian Defence Force Academy Visiting Fellow at The University of New South Wales.
Hiromitsu Toyasaki is a writer and photo journalist. Since 1978 he has covered the situation of global hibakusha, victims of radiation exposure from uranium mining and milling, nuclear testing, and nuclear power plant accidents.
Peter C. van Wyck is a researcher, writer and Professor of Communication and Media Studies, and Co-Director of the Media History Research Centre at Concordia University in Montréal.
Vaclav Vašků (* 1962 Prague ) is a Czech journalist and photographer . He worked as a journalist in the Civic journal from 1996 until 2004 he served as spokesman of Greenpeace Czech Republic.
Naperville, IL, United States
David A. Wargowski is an artist, historian, and archaeologist of mid-twentieth century nuclear culture. His sculptures, models, and imagery are witness to the historical, scientific, contemporary of the birth and evolution of catastrophic nuclearism from the Manhattan Project to the present.
Günter Zint, born 27, June 1941 in Fulda, is a German photographer.