Book Launch: The Nuclear Culture Source Book
4 April 2017, London
The Nuclear Culture Source Book is a resource and introduction to nuclear culture, one of the most urgent themes within contemporary art and society, charting the ways in which art and philosophy contribute to a cultural understanding of the nuclear. In this talk, Ele Carpenter and Eiko Honda will bring together contemporary art and ideas investigating the nuclear Anthropocene, nuclear sites and materiality, along with important questions of radiological inheritance, nuclear modernity and the philosophical concept of radiation as a hyperobject.
This book is the result of four years research into art and nuclear culture by Ele Carpenter as part of a collaboration with Arts Catalyst, which included artistic and curatorial research in Japan supported by the Daiwa Foundation, npo S-Air, Bildmuseet, Arts Council England, and Goldsmiths University of London. The book is published by Black Dog Publishing, Bildmuseet and Arts Catalyst, and is edited by Ele Carpenter.
Peter C van Wyck; Gabrielle Hecht; Timothy Morton; Jahnavi Phalkey; Noi Sawaragi; Eiko Honda; Susan Schuppli; Victor Gama; Di McDonald and Nicola Triscott.
James Acord; Shuji Akagi; Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway; Erich Berger; Chim↑Pom; Thomson & Craighead; Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson; Gair Dunlop; emptyset; Merilyn Fairskye; Nina Fischer and Maroan el Sani; Victor Gama; Joy Garnett; Giuliano Garonzi; Grand Guignol Mirai; Dave Griffiths; Annie Grove-White; Helen Grove-White; Isao Hashimoto; Hilda Hellström; Cornelia Hesse-Honegger; Hollington and Kyprianou; Martin Howse; Pierre Huyghe; Ai Ikeda; Robert Jacobs and Mick Broderick; Miyamoto Katsuhiro; Yoi Kawakubo; Bridget Kennedy; Yves Klein; Erika Kobayashi; Karen Kramer; Sandra Lahire; Jessica Lloyd-Jones; Veronika Lukasova; David Mabb; Cécile Massart; Eva and Franco Mattes; William Morris; Yoshinori Niwa; Takashi Noguchi; Chris Oakley; Uriel Orlow; Trevor Paglen; Yelena Popova; Monica Ross; Susan Schuppli; Taryn Simon; smudge studio; Isabella Streffen; Shimpei Takeda; Nobuaki Takekawa; Kota Takeuchi; Mika Taanila and Jussi Eerola; Robin Tarbet; Suzanne Treister; Alana Tyson; Mark Aerial Waller; Andy Weir; Jane and Louise Wilson; Louise K Wilson; and Ken + Julia Yonetani.
Admission Free but booking is essential at: http://www.dajf.org.uk/event/the-nuclear-culture-source-book