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There's Only One Way to Safely See This Fukushima Art Show

Though an exhibition in Fukushima, Japan features work by Trevor Paglen, Taryn Simon, and Ai Weiwei, no one's allowed to visit.
Andrew Nunes
5.25.17
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Anime-Style Paintings Conjure the Horrors of a Post-Nuclear Future

Hikari Shimoda imbues Japanese Pop with a deep existential anxiety to reveal her true feelings about society.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
3.4.17
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Japanese Artist Spends 3+ Years Drawing Massive, Incredibly Detailed Tsunami

Three years, three months, and 12 days later, Manabu Ikeda's 'Rebirth,' is nothing short of epic.
Beckett Mufson
1.5.17
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These Artists Sampled Fukushima's Textures and You Can, Too

The 'Fukushima Texture Pack' is almost like being there. Just, minus the radiation.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
9.30.16
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Here's an Essential Guide to Radioactive Art

Over 60 artists find new ways to explore nuclear post-disaster in 'The Nuclear Culture Source Book.'
Catherine Chapman
5.2.16
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Japanese Photographers Reflect on Fukushima

Still reeling from the effects of the 3/11 tsunami and nuclear disaster, these photographers are coping through art.
Beckett Mufson
3.18.16
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[Visual Dictionary] When Art Becomes Radioactive...

Visual definitions shed light on 2015's biggest art trends.
Dela Deso
12.30.15
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Ai Weiwei on the Perils of Nuclear Power

"Nuclear radiation itself is a threat to humanity."
The Creators Project
10.17.15
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The Radioactive Art Exhibit You Can't See | Don't Follow The Wind

Japanese collective ChimPom created a radioactive art installation.
The Creators Project
9.23.15
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Visualizing Fukushima's Landscape of Radiation

Chris Cheung's haunting audiovisual journey, 'RadianceScape' compares radiation levels in Hong Kong to those of Fukushima.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.30.15
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Fukushima Lingers On in New Art Exhibition

20 artists address the Fukushima disaster, radiation, and nuclear energy in 'The Radiants' at Bortolami Gallery in New York City.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.11.15
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The Geiger Counter Chandelier Is a Dark Data Visualizer

Four years after the Fukushima disaster, Phillip Stearns' 'A Chandelier for One of Many Possible Ends,' makes us painfully aware of radiation.
Beckett Mufson
3.10.15