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Yhonnie Scarce in UK

Yhonnie Scarce was born in Woomera, South Australia, and belongs to the Kokatha and Nukunu peoples. Working with glass, Scarce explores the political nature and aesthetic qualities of the material – in particular corresponding to the crystallisation of desert sand as a result of British nuclear tests on her homeland during 1956-63.

Temporary Index, Nucleus, Wick

Thomson & Craighead, Temporary Index, Nucleus, 2019

Temporary Index is an artwork by Jon Thomson and Alison Craighead. The work is comprised of an array of counters that mark sites of nuclear waste storage across the world. Each counter marks the time in seconds that remains before these sites of entombed nuclear waste become safe again for humans.

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