This series’ starting point is the unfamiliar stories and anecdotes around nuclear armament and testing programs. Mixing archival photos, satellite imagery, packshots and road-trip photos, I have tried re-contextualizing a history wavering between a horrific investigation and an absurd farce.
All that is documented here is true, but seems to be from a work of bad fiction. We find stories of contaminated ministers, bombs lost and never found, the power struggles between colonial powers and local populations, the invention of the bikini and vaporized chickens.
By documenting and illustrating these unfamiliar narratives, maybe it's possible to rethink our reality and the dissonance between the world we believe we live in and the one we have actually built.
Monastery of Tibães
Rua do Mosteiro - Mire de Tibães
The Monastery of São Martinho de Tibães, former Motherhouse of the English Benedictine Congregation, was acquired by the Portuguese State in 1986 and assigned to the Portuguese...— More info at source
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