research product . 2015 . Embargo end date: 18 Jun 2017

Fotografie und atomare Katastrophe

Bürkner, Daniel;
German
  • Published: 05 May 2015
  • Publisher: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Philosophische Fakultät III
Abstract
The dissertation project seeks to analyse the photographic positions that deal with the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the accident of the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl. This focus includes press photographs of the events as well as artistic, documentary and touristic images that take an approach towards the disasters often years after and hereby form iconographic or material references to the events. The study reveals central strategies for photographic images of atomic catastrophes, be they of military or civil nature. It is the inability to visualize non-visible nuclear rays or the complexity of processes on an atomic level that has turn...
Subjects
free text keywords: Fotografie, Trauma, Tschernobyl, Kunst, Atombombe, Bildwissenschaft, Nukleare Technologie, Atom, Atomkraft, Atomkraftwerk, Reaktor, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Fukushima, Photography, Chernobyl, Art, Visual Culture, Nuclear Technology, Atom, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Power Plant, Reactor, Atomic Bomb, Trauma, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Fukushima, 700 Künste, Bildende Kunst allgemein, 47 Photographie, AP 45000
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