In the middle, a person affected by the Chernobyl disaster, to the left and right the scientists who were conducting experiments on him. It is unknown what happened afterwards to the victim of the event, but it is theorized that he joined an organization to fight crime and evil called "The Avengers". #mitchirineko#chernobyl#cats#superpowers#avengers#elastic
The Sculpture Center's new W2S (Window to Sculpture) Emerging Artist series 2018 exhibition, Rachel Yurkovich: Black Grass, investigates how flora and fauna have supplanted humanity in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, making a home where they may not be welcome to elsewhere. Opening Reception 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19 in the Main Gallery of The Sculpture Center, with The Artist Talks at 7 p.m. Free and Open to the Public. Learn More via Link in Bio. •
Image— Rachel Yurkovich, “Spider in a fish farm, Chernobyl Exclusion Zone,” 2017, video still. Courtesy of artist.
Tomorrow, Jan. 19, at 1.30 p.m., we'll be conduction a Facebook Live Q&A with Syracuse Alexia Chair Mike Davis about applying for The Alexia grants. Join us on The Alexia Foundation Facebook page and get all of your questions answered. In this image, Zhenya (left) and Vitaly, both 12-years-old, pose for a picture while watching cartoons in the playroom on August 16, 1996, at the Children’s Division of the Oncology Research Institute in Minsk, Belarus. They were watching Tom and Jerry on the television. Photo by Ezra Shaw (@eoshaw)/Getty Images/Alexia Foundation
It is from the project "The Children of Chernobyl Affected by Cancer," for which Shaw was awarded The First Place Alexia Student Grant in 1995. At the time of the work, it was uncertain what would happen to these children, but it was clear they needed help.
See more Alexia winning projects at alexiafoundation.org/stories
I visited Ukraine, my 30th country to visit.
There were beautiful churches in Kiev and all of them were impressive.
My main purpose of going to Ukraine was to visit Chernobyl.
Thanks to the guide “Elena”, I learned many things that I would never imagine.
“Prypiat” used to be a well organized city however changed dramatically within 32 years. You can observe this in 2nd picture.
It’s been 7 years since the horrible earthquake attacked Japan.
We also had a tragic nuclear power plant accident. Honestly, I don’t know much about it even though I have relatives in Fukushima.
This trip made me reconsider about the incident and I’ll start to keep my attentions more on Japan.
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Mugwort (Atremisia vulgaris) is commonly called “Chornobyl” in Ukrainian. The town of Chernobyl is thought to be named after this plant. On display starting tomorrow 5:30-8pm as part of the exhibit “Black Grass” at @thesculpturecenter 🌱
Pripyat, Ukraine in 1986 and the Chernobyl exclusion zone. Context: This once strong Soviet city in the Ukrainian SSR was evacuated and shut down due to an incident at the Vladimir I. Lenin Nuclear Power Plant (Chernobyl NPP). It took about 4 days for the Soviet authorities to start evacuating Pripyat which was a home to around 50,000 residents. The residents were told that they were being evacuated for 3 days due to precautionary reasons and to bring only documents and other important belongings. This was a tactic by the Soviet government to reduce panic. The residents were gathered on city buses and taken to Kiev. When the city was evacuated, fresh recruits in the army were called in to clean up the city which was covered in radioactive particles. They were called the “liquidators” and their equipment still remains around the exclusion zone. #pripyat#sovietunion#ukraine#soviet#chernobyl
Today, we organised our tour group to visit the inside of a Soviet-era nuclear reactor, here at Chernobyl. We know a guy who knows a guy. Anyway, here's @tao.one standing on the plutonium fuel rod array. We're not experts, but we're pretty sure they've removed the radioactive material. #Ukraine#chernobyl#yoboho#pripyat#urbex#ussr#ссср
Chernobyl, there and back again. After 36 hours on the train and the absolutely insane ride from Kiev I finally reached the border of the town of Chernobyl. People still live in this place, about 3,000 I believe. I don't remember seeing anyone in the streets though.