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Maralinga’s nuclear legacy features in Tarnanthi Aboriginal art festival

Tarnanthi Aboriginal art festival shines light on Maralinga’s nuclear legacy, ABC News,  By Nicola Gage , 12 Oct 17, More than 60 years have passed since the first nuclear bomb tests were carried out at Maralinga, but many affected are only now speaking out about what happened.

That’s the case for some artists who have created an installation for Adelaide’s Tarnanthi Festival, which showcases contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander works.

“For a lot of the artists it’s the first time they’ve spoken publicly about their personal experiences of living through the atomic bomb testing,” festival curator Nici Cumpston said…….


October 13, 2017 - Posted by | General News

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