The ‘20 millisieverts per year’ exhibition title refers to the maximum dose of ionising radiation originating from a nuclear power plant to which citizens of Fukushima can now be exposed in a year. (A millisievert is the unit in which ionising radiation doses are measured).
Exhibition at the Pritchard Jones Institute in Anglesey, Wales, 5th August – 31st August, 2017
Exhibition Launch: 12:00 – 17:00 Saturday 5th August, 2017, All welcome!
The exhibition will now include an audiovisual installation: Super Furry Animals’ Cian Ciaran has reunited with a member of his first ever band, to create a new soundscape in response to “20 millisieverts per year” with projected visuals by art collective ffloc, incorporating video footage Lis shot while in Fukushima.
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL
While 40% of the exhibition can be viewed at any time when Conway Hall is open, 60% is in the Brockway Room, for which opening hours vary, so please contact Conway Hall before visiting:
phone: 020 7405 1818
All welcome, free event, donations welcome.
To coincide with the exhibition, in the week of the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster (26.4.1986):
Little Voices from Fukushima, documentary by Hitomi Kamanaka, 119 min, Japanese with English subtitles
Monday 24th April 2017
18:00 – 19:00 exhibition reception, drinks served
19:00 – 21:00 film screening:
“Little Voices from Fukushima is a documentary film dedicated to Japanese mothers and children living in the post-meltdown world of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster. In the course of telling their stories, Director Hitomi Kamanaka takes us to Belarus, where we learn from mothers who experienced the Chernobyl nuclear disaster 28 years ago.”
more about the film: http://kamanaka.com/canon/english/
facebook ‘event’ : https://www.facebook.com/events/1218812888236663/?active_tab=about
Thursday 2 March 2017
18:00 – 19:30 launch reception
Free event, all welcome