Fukushima vs Chernobyl – annual radiation levels & evacuation

pdf for downloading & printing:

Fuku-vs-Chernobyl-evacuation-radiation-levels-peryearfl

Fuku-vs-Chernobyl-evacuation-radiation-levels-peryear-web

 

Advertisements

Fukushima Disaster’s Victims

Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

I decided to translate this particular article because this article for a change talks about the Fukushima disaster victims and in details how their everyday lives have been affected.
In most of the Fukushima related articles from websites and mainstream media, the writers usually focus on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and its technical failures, about its continuous leaking into the Pacific ocean etc. but somehow they almost always forget to talk about the plight of the victims, the victims who are at the forefront of this tragedy.

August 12, 2016

Article written by Evelyne Genoulaz, from a lecture given by Kurumi Sugita,

translated by Dun Renard.

Source : Fukushima Blog de Pierre Fetet http://www.fukushima-blog.com/2016/08/fukushima-les-vies-sinistrees.html

March 11, 2016, Kurumi Sugita, social anthropologist researcher and founding president of the association “Our Far Neighbors 3.11”, gave a lecture entitled “Fukushima disaster’s lives” in the Nature and Environment House (MNEI) in Grenoble…

View original post 2,211 more words

Red Kimono portraits online

In the next few days the final four of the thirty Red Kimono portraits will be published on the website as well as on the facebook page and on twitter.

The accompanying booklets, are available for visitors to take, free of charge, in the Conway Hall Entrance on Red Lion Square, or by post if you send a request to: contactredkimono@gmail.com

Today’s portrait is of Milly:

Red-Kimono-Milly-copyright-Lis-Fields-2015

Red Kimono: Milly © Lis Fields 2015

Final month of Red Kimono In The Window

Red Kimono In The Window at Conway Hall ends on 31st August 2016.

This installation of eight of the thirty portraits, with text and booklets, opened in March 2016, to mark the 5th year of the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe.

The accompanying booklets, are available for visitors to take, free of charge, in the Conway Hall Entrance on Red Lion Square, or by post if you send a request to: contactredkimono@gmail.com

RKWindow3723

https://www.artrabbit.com/events/red-kimono-in-the-window

Red Kimono booklet – version 4

Version 4 was produced in the UK for the Red Kimono In The Window installation at Conway Hall, London, 1st March – 31st August 2016, for visitors to take away, free of charge.

The contents are the same as version 1 – containing the English translations of the letters, memoirs and speech by evacuees from Fukushima and excerpts from the statements by ’50 complainants for the criminal prosecution of the Fukushima nuclear disaster’ in the e-book  titled: Fukushima Radiation: Will You Still Say No Crime Was Committed?More about the statements here.

The cover of version 4 now includes information about Osaka-based organisation  Thanks and Dream, The Great East Japan Earthquake & Nuclear Disaster Evacuee Association  of which Akiko Morimatsu (pictured on the back cover) is a key member.

Booklets are available in the Conway Hall Entrance on Red Lion Square, or by post if you send a request to: contactredkimono@gmail.com

RK-BOOKLET-COVER-May-2016-web

Red Kimono Evening @ Conway Hall, Friday 13th May

RED-KIMONO-EVENING-FLYER2-web

An evening of live music, film, poetry and a talk about Fukushima to mark the the 5th anniversary of the catastrophic accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Friday 13th May 2016: 18:00-22:00

Conway Hall

25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1206469736030594/

All Welcome!

Free event but donations are welcome: all proceeds will go to charities helping children who have been affected by the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe.

The evening is curated by Lis Fields as part of her Red Kimono project.

18:00 Doors open, drinks served, short films

19:00 Talk: Dr Ian Fairlie, independent consultant on radioactivity will talk about Fukushima followed by Q&A

20:00 Musical performances by Atsuko Kamura, Iris Ederer, Simon Kobayashi of Smallgang, and Melvin Ashong

Poetry reading by Ann Garrett

 

Eight of the thirty Red Kimono portraits, and a poster bearing explanatory text, are on display in the Conway Hall  window which looks onto Theobalds Road , a busy road in central London, from March 4th – August 31st 2016.