Fukushima Mon Amour



Belgium 2012

The Fukushima Daiichi disaster is a threat to the natural habitat of ocean life an a disaster for mankind in general. Releasing enormous amount of radioactive material into the ocean putting the entire oceanic ecosystem in that area at risk. This video installation, using sound from a geiger counter, intends to point out toward these risks. By using the chemical symbols, Cs Cesium and Sr strontium, I focus on a danger human cannot see for itself. “… However, Fukushima is having a bigger impact than just the West coast of North America. Scientists are now saying that the Pacific Ocean is already radioactive and is currently at least 5-10 times more radioactive than when the US government dropped numerous nuclear bombs in the Pacific during and after World War II. If we don’t start talking about Fukushima soon, we could all be in for a very unpleasant surprise…. ”
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