"Yhonnie Scarce with David Burns"

Yhonnie Scarce
Yhonnie Scarce introduces her new work, The Near Breeder (2022) with David Burns, researcher in the historiographies of sites of nuclear colonialism.

Together they discuss the British Nuclear tests at Maralinga between 1956-63, then part of the Woomera Prohibited Area (WPA), South Australia. Scarce shares the findings of her research through university archives at Birmingham, Oxford and Cambridge, including documents related to the scientific research of German physicists Otto Frisch and Rudolf Peierls, which led to the development of the atom bomb.

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
11 June 2022

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