Perpetual Uncertainty

Ken + Julia Yonetani: Crystal Palace: The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nuclear Nations, 2013; photo by Polly Yassin; Courtesy Bildmuseet, Umeå
Bildmuseet, Umeå Arts Campus, photo by Johan Gunséus, 2012
Bildmuseet, Umeå Arts Campus, photo by Johan Gunséus, 2012
David Mabb: A Provisional Memorial to Nuclear Disarmament, 2015; Photo by Polly Yassin; Courtesy Bildmuseet, Umeå
Dave Griffiths: Deep Field [UnclearZine], 2016; Microfiche-fanzine; Photo by Polly Yassin, courtesy Bildmuseet, Umeå
Cecile Massart, from the Laboratories series, 2013
Cecile Massart, from the Laboratories series, 2013
Perpetual Uncertainty at Bildmuseet, Umeå; Installation photo by Polly Yassin, courtesy Bildmuseet

An exhibition of contemporary art in the nuclear Anthropocene exploring the complexity of knowledge and the deep time of radiation.

The exhibition brings together twenty-five international artists from across Europe, the USA and Japan, investigating nuclear aesthetics through the material sensing of nuclear sites and experiences.

Exhibiting artists:
James Acord, Shuji Akagi, Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway, Erich Berger and Mari Keto, Nick Crowe & Ian Rawlinson, Don’t Follow the Wind, Dave Griffiths, Isao Hashimoto, Erika Kobayashi, David Mabb, Cecile Massart, Eva and Franco Mattes, Yelena Popova, Susan Schuppli, Shimpei Takeda, Kota Takeuchi, Thomson & Craighead, Suzanne Treister, Andy Weir, Robert Williams and Bryan McGovern Wilson and Ken + Julia Yonetani.

The exhibition is accompanied by The Nuclear Culture Source Book, edited by Ele Carpenter, and published by Black Dog Publishing in partnership with Bildmuseet and Arts Catalyst, London.

Download the exhibition guide.