Date(s) - 01/26/2023
7:00 pm CST – 8:00 pm CST
A People’s Atlas of Nuclear Colorado
A People’s Atlas of Nuclear Colorado as a powerful and creative online tool for educating and enlightening the public on the complexities involved in the legacy of nuclear weapons and the terrible and tragic burden it continues to inflict on marginalized peoples and on the landscape. This is a story that rarely gets told because of long-standing propaganda from the U.S. government’s war and nuclear energy departments that would have us ignore the profound changes in our cultural, social, and environmental fabric caused by the creation of nuclear weapons. Krupar and Kanouse’s work opens up not only the world of the Cold War, but also its continuation into the present.
A People’s Atlas of Nuclear Colorado is rich with information, artistry, advocacy, and collaboration. This resource will continue to grow and expand as it attracts other contributors who will add their stories and perspectives. NEIS hopes that this Atlas will inspire the creation of similar projects around the world.
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Sarah Kanouse is an interdisciplinary artist and critical writer examining the political ecology of landscape and space. Migrating between video, photography, and performative forms, her research-based creative projects shift the visual dimension of the landscape to allow hidden stories of environmental and social transformation to emerge. She is Associate Professor of Media Arts in the Department of Art + Design at Northeastern University. For more on her work, see https://readysubjects.org.
Shiloh Krupar is a geographer and Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor at Georgetown University, where she directs the Culture and Politics Program in the School of Foreign Service. Her research examines the biopolitical administration of asymmetrical life, geographies of waste and vulnerability, and bureaucracy. This has included work on decommissioned military landscapes and nuclear natures. Krupar also co-directed the National Toxic Land/Labor Conservation Service. For more on her work, see https://www.shilohkrupar.com/.