In Focus: Visions of Nuclear Anxiety in South Korea

By David Schonauer   Thursday December 5, 2019

Starting in 2016, photographer Anna Lim spent three years photographing volunteers—a hundred and nine in total—at a variety of sites used for disaster-preparedness training in South Korea. The participants have been given fake wounds and are arranged to show how the moments following a nuclear strike from North Korea or a terrorist attack with a dirty bomb might unfold. But, notes The New Yorker, while the “survivors” in Lim’s “Rehearsal of Anxiety” series look only superficially harmed, their faces say something else. 

Read the whole story at The New York Times.


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