Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
Erin Siddall, Proving Ground 1, 2016. Dimensions variable, film still from animation, 5 minutes, silent.
Erin Siddall, Proving Ground 1
Erin Siddall, Proving Ground 2, 2016. Dimensions variable, film still from animation, 5 minutes, silent.
Erin Siddall, Proving Ground 2
2018 Open Exhibition

Erin Siddall
Proving Ground: Nevada, Toronto

May 4–June 2, 2018
Gallery 44 – Vitrines
401 Richmond St W, 120

Proving Ground: Nevada, Toronto investigates how in the current era of instability and escalating nuclear risk, histories of the post-nuclear era resist representation. Part of a larger body of work, this installation centres on an inactive Cold-War-era anti-nuclear protest camp adjacent to the Mercury Nuclear test site in Nevada, and examines invisible environmental hazards, hidden histories, traumatic events, and the often misleading divisions between safe and unsafe.

Curated by Leila Timmins

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