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Black Mist Burnt Country Testing the Bomb. Maralinga and Australian Art In the 1950s Australia became the nuclear testing ground for the British Government. A total of 12 atomic tests were conducted. Sixty years after the events Black Mist Burnt Country revisits the history of the test program at Maralinga, Emu Field and Monte Bello Island, through works by Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists across the mediums of painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, music and new media spanning seven decades. An award…Find out more »
Book Launch: The 2017 Nuclear Ban Treaty: A New Path to Nuclear Disarmament, by the Hon Michael Kirby, Victoria University,Melbourne.
You are warmly invited to the Melbourne launch of a new book The 2017 Nuclear Ban Treaty: A New Path to Nuclear Disarmament, Edited by Joseph A. Camilleri, Michael Hamel-Green & Fumihiko Yoshida For the first time since the end of the Cold War, tensions in the Middle East, the Korean Peninsula, and in NATO-Russia relations have created new international concern over the threat of nuclear war. This book analyses the role of the new UN Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty…Find out more »