The Chernobyl Herbarium: Fragments of an Exploded Consciousness

The Chernobyl Herbarium: Fragments of an Exploded Consciousness❰Reading❯ ➿ The Chernobyl Herbarium: Fragments of an Exploded Consciousness Author Michael Marder – Oaklandjobs.co.uk We entrust readers with thirty fragments of reflections, meditations, recollections, and images one for each year that has passed since the explosion that rocked and destroyed a part of the Chernobyl We entrust readers with thirty Herbarium: Fragments PDF/EPUB é fragments of reflections, meditations, recollections, and images one for each year that has passed since the explosion that rocked and destroyed a part of the Chernobyl nuclear power station in AprilThe aesthetic visions, thoughts, and experiences that have made their way into this book hover in The Chernobyl MOBI :¼ a grey region between the singular and the self enclosed, on the one hand, and the generally applicable and universal, on the other Through words and images, we wish to contribute our humble share to a collaborative grappling with the event of Chernobyl Unthinkable and unrepresentable as it is, we insist on Chernobyl Herbarium: Fragments PDF/EPUB ¼ the need to reflect upon, signify, and symbolize it, taking stock of the consciousness it fragmented and, perhaps, cultivating another, environmentally attuned way of living. A fascinating little book ruminating on the effects of Chernobyl on the natural environment The images photography are particularly resonant, as well as Fragments 6 One is ineluctably passive in the face of radioactivity , 9 Besides the plants that have grown in radioactive soil, the shards of our own exploded consciousness are reassembled in it, albeit not glued together neither mended nor healed , 11 voices and words whispered or screamed out, 13It strokes the surfaces of thin A fascinating little book ruminating on the effects of Chernobyl on the natural environment The images photography are particularly resonant, as well as Fragments 6 One is ineluctably passive in the face of radioactivity , 9 Besides the plants that have grown in radioactive soil, the shards of our own exploded consciousness are reassembled in it, albeit not glued together neither mended nor healed , 11 voices and words whispered or screamed out, 13It strokes the surfaces of things consoling them, patting them, offering gentle contact, caress It is possible to be touched without a modicum of sentimentality , 20 Humanity has been digging its own grave for quite a long time Radiation and the techno madness it metonymizes eat our flesh, eat into it But there isto it the Sarcophagus is a Psychophagus, soul eating , 24 Plants will gently gag the silent scream of things , and 27 We live after the end of the world Or,accurately, after an end of the world The world has handed, is ending in innumerable ways, and will keep ending for some time to come Definitely makes you think and engage beyond the standard reaction to nuclear disaster Brilliantly constructed considerations through art and philosophy on the meaning of Chernobyl as a place, as a disaster with a perfectly weighted balance between theory and personal experience The featured artworks scans of plant life from Chernobyl are haunting and abrupt as bridges between each of the fragments or chapters.