19 September 2016

A provisional memorial to nuclear disarmament

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David Mabb's artwork, A Provisional Memorial to Nuclear Disarmament, will be on display at Bildmuseet, in Umea, Sweden, starting in October 2016. It is part of the exhibition Perpetual Uncertainty: Contemporary Art in the Nuclear Anthropocene, which brings together artists from across the world to investigate experiences of nuclear power, nuclear weapons, and radioactive waste, and the relationship between knowledge and the deep time of radiation. Art credit: David Mabb. A Provisional Memorial to Nuclear Disarmament. Acrylic paint, William Morris fabrics, fabrics/projection screens with tripods. KARST, Plymouth 2016. Photo: Dom Moore.

Art credit: David Mabb. A Provisional Memorial to Nuclear Disarmament. Acrylic paint, William Morris fabrics, fabrics/projection screens with tripods. KARST, Plymouth 2016. Photo: Dom Moore.

Art credit: David Mabb. A Provisional Memorial to Nuclear Disarmament. Acrylic paint, William Morris fabrics, fabrics/projection screens with tripods. KARST, Plymouth 2016. Photo: Ele Carpenter.

Art credit: David Mabb. A Provisional Memorial to Nuclear Disarmament. Acrylic paint, William Morris fabrics, fabrics/projection screens with tripods. KARST, Plymouth 2016. Photo: Dom Moore.

David Mabb. A Provisional Memorial to Nuclear Disarmament; display cabinet containing: E. P. Thompson, William Morris: Romantic to Revolutionary, updated edition, Merlin Press, London, 1977. E. P. Thompson, Protest and Survive, second (revised) edition, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, 1980. HMS Courageous: A veteran of the Cold War, Courageous Society, 2013. Open at pages 52-53 showing "Officers in the Wardroom"; with William Morris Rose fabric on the seating. KARST, Plymouth 2016. Photo: Dom Moore.