thousands of bags of radioactive soil piled up in Tomioka; Tomioka town with demolished train station; Ukedo town – 6km from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Both towns lie within the evacuation zone as do Futaba and Ookuma towns. The pie charts show responses to a survey taken in these four townships of Fukushima prefecture.
Screening of ‘The Radiant’ by The Otolith Group
As a part of ‘Those Who Go East’, Art Action UK will present ‘The Radiant’ by The Otolith Group. Curated and directed by Kodwo Eshun and Anjalika Sagar, ‘The Radiant’ is a film essay that looks at the invisible consequences of the 2011 nuclear meltdown. The Otolith Group explore archival documentation, sonic communication and the moving image within gallery spaces. In 2010, the group was nominated for the Turner Prize.
Venue: White Conduit Projects, 1 White Conduit Street, London N1 9EL
Tube: Angel Islington
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To commemorate the 4th anniversary of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, there will be a film screening of “The Piano in the Shed” at UCL.
The film tells the story of Haruka, a 17 year old high school student living on a peach farm with her family in Koori, Fukushima. One year on from the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, her family is struggling to overcome its destructions. Yet, amidst the chaos, Haruka finds companionship in her piano that had been left in the shed.
Date: 13 March 2015
Venue: Cruciform B304 LT1, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
Organiser: UCL “The Piano in the Shed” Screening Project Committee, London Shakunage Kai
wonderful to see Coalition Against Nukes Japan’s map of more than 70 x 311 4th Anniversary events all over Japan:
Dr Tetsunari Iida, Executive director, Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies, Japan, speaking about: ‘What Fukushima has meant economically for Japan – devastating impacts, divestment from renewables’, at the conference titled ‘From Fukushima to Hinkley: Dismantling the nuclear argument for a sustainable energy future‘, in London, 5 March 2015.
This conference was hosted by Rebecca Harms MEP, Claude Turmes MEP, Molly Scott Cato MEP and Michel Reimon MEP from the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament:
We are delighted to announce the exhibition titled: ‘Those Who Go East‘, 11-15 March 2015
curated by Art Action UK and White Conduit Projects
venue: White Conduit Projects, 1 White Conduit Street Islington London N1 9EL
we are delighted that Simon Kobayashi of ‘Smallgang’ will perform at our rally on saturday 14, 2015, 14:30
We are delighted to announce that Sarah Bear, will perform at our rally on 14 March 2015, 14:30
some of her songs are here – ‘Making Sense‘ is particularly antinuclear: