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Nuclear Neighborhoods: 11,000 Generations

September 3-30

Nuclear Neighborhoods is an interdisciplinary exhibit exploring major themes of our nuclear age. As a collaborative project integrating visual art, science, poems, and historical memorabilia, the exhibit illuminates our nuclear legacy with its associated health and environmental concerns about radioactive contamination, and the quest for peace. From uranium mining to bomb making and risks of detonations, from the production of nuclear materials to radioactive waste and storage issues, the exhibit invites the viewer to reflect on the global human and environmental costs of the nuclear age–from WW II and lasting well into the next 11,000 generations.

 

Contributors:

 

  • Yenna Chin BA
  • Lar Fuortes MD
  • Sarah Kanouse Prof
  • Stephanie Lane BA
  • Maureen McCue MD PhD
  • John Rachow PhD MD
  • Matthew Steele MA
  • Susan White, Prof
  • Misato Abe and Emi Inomoto, Visiting Students

 

Visit the Kendall Gallery

 The Kendall Gallery is managed by IMU Marketing & Design (M&D). M&D provides the artist with exhibition space for the period of one month and a catered opening reception for 50, along with promotional materials. These materials include 100 invitations, vinyl lettering for the Kendall Gallery window, title cards, and a mounted Artist Statement, all designed by M&D. Artists are also featured on the Kendall Gallery website. All services are provided free to exhibiting artists. Click here for information on how to apply for a show.

 

Who is Jean Kendall?

Jean Kistler Kendall was a University staff member for 38 years. She began her University career as a secretary to the Chair of the Department of Physical Education for Women, and after a brief hiatus returned in 1965 as Director of Event Services in the IMU. Click here to read more....

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