WEAD Magazine

The 5th issue of WEAD Magazine is out, and it’s about enviromental/ecological artists responses to “the atomic legacy” – this issue is edited by Susan Leibovitz Steinman. It brings perspectives from Japan, Chernobyl, New Mexico, and US areas threatened by aging nuclear plants in Florida, California and Washington. (WEAD stands for: Women Environmental Artists Directory.)… Continue reading WEAD Magazine

A Time-Lapse Map of Every Nuclear Explosion Since 1945

by Isao Hashimoto A beautiful but undeniably scary timelapse-map of nuclear explosions by Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto can be seen in the following video. It shows with sound and numbers the 2053 nuclear explosions which have taken place between 1945 and 1998. Hashimoto started the project in 2003 in order to show “the fear and… Continue reading A Time-Lapse Map of Every Nuclear Explosion Since 1945

“MIT japan 3/11 initiative”

November 14th, 2011 MIT (USA) “In the aftermath of the disaster suffered in Japan, MIT launched the MIT Japan 3/11 Initiative, a multi-year collaborative project focused on disaster-resilient planning, design and reconstruction. Back from the first MIT Japan 3/11 workshop which took place this summer, Shun Kanda and Jim Wescoat will discuss the process and… Continue reading “MIT japan 3/11 initiative”