Perpetual Uncertainty is an exploration of contemporary art in the nuclear Anthropocene. The exhibition brings together international artists from across Europe, the USA and Japan to investigate experiences of nuclear technology, radiation and the complex relationship between knowledge and deep time.
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The nuclear Anthropocene describes how man-
A larger program on Nuclear Culture activities will accompany the exhibition, including field trips to nuclear sites with artists, and a roundtable discussion on November 17th bringing together different experiences and approaches to nuclear aesthetics and politics.
Participating artists: James Acord, Shuji Akagi, Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway, Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson, Finger Pointing Worker, Dave Griffiths, Isao Hashimoto, Erika Kobayashi, David Mabb, Cécile Massart, Eva and Franco Mattes, Yelena Popova, Susan Schuppli, Shimpei Takeda, Kota Takeuchi, Thomson & Craighead, Suzanne Treister, Andy Weir, Robert Williams and Bryan McGovern Wilson, Ken & Julia Yonetani.
Perpetual Uncertainty forms part of the Nuclear Culture curatorial research project initiated by Ele Carpenter with support from Arts Catalyst and Goldsmiths University of London. The Nuclear Culture project promotes exchange and cooperation between artists, experts, and scientists through artists field trips to nuclear locations in Europe and Japan, commissions of new works of art, exhibitions, round table discussions, publications, and lectures.
Perpetual Uncertainty is produced by Bildmuseet, Umeå University, Sweden, with the support of Z33 and Arts Catalyst London.
Curator: Ele Carpenter
Exhibition 17 September -
Shimpei Takeda, Trace.
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