Blog Archives

How to Be Uncertain; or, My Cold War Kitchen Cabinets

[HOME JOURNAL] – A National TLC Service initiative to advance investigation of the domestic remains of war-making in/on the homefront—our literal homes! The National TLC Service call for homegrown reflections on the ways the Cold War shapes our everyday lives

Posted in Site Visits

An Art Happening at Site A

Ginsburg_Chicago

The National TLC Service has noted an increase in artistic interest in the atomic legacy over the last few years. Artists like Smudge explicitly link nuclear waste, its storage, and its movement with ideas about the Anthropocene. Others, such as

Posted in Site Visits

As Above So Below: Three Ragged Tales of National Security at the Pawnee National Grasslands

power_pawnee

A phalanx of windmills guards the border between Colorado and Nebraska. Visible for miles on the treeless high plains, the giant turbines appear to inch closer as cars approach the state line at eighty miles an hour. The windmills embody

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Site Visits

Report from the Hilltop: Highlights of the Los Alamos Bradbury Science Museum

Bradbury Science Museum

National TLC Service representative Shiloh Krupar kicked off the agency’s 2013 Cold War museum tour with a visit to “The Hilltop,” also known as Los Alamos. Located approximately 35 miles northwest of Santa Fe, the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Site Visits

Of Bomblets and Birds: a visit to the Savanna Army Depot

Savanna Army Depot

On Friday, April 12, National Toxic Land/Labor Conservation Service representative Sarah Kanouse paid a visit to the Lost Mound Unit of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. Moonlighting as a college professor, Kanouse, along with artist Steve

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Site Visits