Cold War Projects

    Project Details

    Description of project aims

    This collaborative project employs a variety of strategies drawn from contemporary art to engage communities in the northern and Arctic regions in an exploration of the Cold War period as it exists physically in the landscape and in the memory. The research uses art to re-imagine this period and ask how the Cold War impacts on local populations in both past and present. Field work involves participants in creative activities and experiences to explore the legacy of the Cold War and the question of our nuclear futures. The research considers how socially engaged art practices can facilitate the excavation of hidden memories and stimulate new understanding of our nuclear futures. Collaboration with individuals as well as organisational or institutional partnerships is undertaken as appropriate. To date collaborative partners have included Astildur
    Effective start/end date1/06/12 → …

    UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 13 - Climate Action


    • Cold War
    • Recount
    • Countdown
    • Relate North


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