Armin Linke, 2008

Nuclear Voyage

Nuclear Voyage depicts inactive nuclear power stations and waste sites in a state of eternal coma. Observed in long takes during their radiation and security checks, the few people still working there stand in marked contrast to the James Bond-like world of high hopes for the future and faith in technology.

Filmed and transmitted in 3-D technology, the video also serves as a comment on the current hype regarding spatial viewing of images, the spectacle of which had already been celebrated as photography’s great promise in the 19th century with the advent of stereoscopy. Its renaissance today comes as a curious conflation of joyous anticipation of things to come with a dash of melancholia.

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Nuclear Voyage
Armin Linke
1 channel video, 3D anaglyph video, stereo audio
1920px x 1080px, 10'22"