This one-day symposium will shed light on South Australia's nuclear history and related environmental and social effects: ranging from the British atomic tests at Maralinga in the 1950s and 1960s, to the effects of uranium mining and recent proposals to store nuclear waste in South Australia near Hawker and Kimba.
The symposium will explore how artists have reflected on nuclear issues through their practice and give voice to communities affected. Nuclear campaigners and community members will present an update on current developments in regard to the proposed waste dumps in SA and illustrate the current campaigns against these.
Among the presenters are (subject to change): Jessie Boylan (artist), Merilyn Fairskye (artist), Paul Brown (producer), JD Mittmann (curator), Karina Lester (anti-nuclear activist), Tilman Ruff (Nobel Peace Prize laureate), Jim Green (Friends of the Earth), David Noonan (independent nuclear campaigner), Mara Bonacci (Conservation Council), and community representatives from Kimba and Hawker regions.
55 North Ter
Adelaide, SA 5000
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