Black Rock is a collaborative book by the celebrated geographer Paul F. Starrs and photographer Peter Goin. It is also a major exhibit: more than twenty years of exploring, photographing, experiencing. Continue reading
Blowing up bombs and planning nuclear tombs in Nevada has left a legacy to the residents, a mixture of loss of innocence and discovery of their own invisibility.
Bombast: Spinning Atoms in the Desert, By Michon Mackedon, is a crucial linchpin in Atomic Revival studies. With “an awareness born of deceit” shared by other Nevadans, Mackedon considers the manipulated language and imagery doled out by the atomic industry to make the unsafe appear safe and the unthinkable, thinkable. Continue reading
Changing Mines in America, is a collaboration with a landscape historian, C. Elizabeth Raymond and photographer Peter Goin. Together, they examined the visual and cultural legacy of mining landscapes throughout the United States. The selected sites include: Rawhide, Nevada; American Flat, Nevada; Eagle Mountain, California; Bingham Canyon, Utah; Karnes County, Texas; Mesabi Iron Range, Minnesota; and Butte, Montana. Continue reading