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 »
Tag: Atomic Photographers Guild
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 »
A Lecture by elin o’Hara slavick Presented by the Photography Program in conjunction with the Atomic Photographers Guild exhibition Behind the Atom Curtain: Life and Death in the Nuclear Age Meet the artist following the lecture in the Mednick Gallery; Room 1504, Terra Hall, 211 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 12:00 noon. For… Read more »
Founded by photographer Robert Del Tredici in 1987, the Atomic Photographers Guild is an international collective of photographers dedicated to making visible all aspects of the nuclear world. This show highlights history’s gravest nuclear accident, still ongoing, in Fukushima, with special acknowledgment of the work of Kenji Higuchi of Tokyo. Higuchi is the preeminent photographer… Read more »
The greatest earthquake in Japan’s history (Richter 9.0) struck the northeast coast of Japan on March 11, 2011. A devastating tsunami followed. An early count of the dead and missing numbered 20,000, and the number is rising. Japan’s major power company –The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) – owns the 6 reactors damaged during the blackout that followed the quake and tsunami. Without electricity, the emergency core cooling systems for the reactors failed. Back-up generators and batteries kicked in, but they soon failed as well. The result is the world’s worst nuclear accident. And it is not over yet.
Listen to a June 2011 Radioactive Show podcast with Bob Del Tredici talk about his work and the beginnings of the Atomic Photographers Guild. The program was produced by Jessie Boylan, fellow APG member and radio producer based in Melbourne, Australia. Radioactive Show June 11, 2011
The Atomic Photographers Guild will be exhibiting Behind the Atom Curtain: Life and Death in the Nuclear Age From September 23 – October 21 at the Sol Mednick Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia. Curators: Robert Del Tredici and Harris Fogel. http://www.uarts.edu/see-do/solmednicgal.html