Mick Broderick: Curating Atomicalia and the Everyday, Tuesday 25th April, 6pm Curating Studio, Ground floor, Studio A, Barriedale, Goldsmiths University of London
Mick Broderick is a Perth based academic and cultural practitioner. His curated exhibitions of cold war material culture artefacts, Half Lives (2004-05), Atomicalia (2009-14) and Nuke York, New York (2011-12) have been installed at museums and galleries in Australia, Japan, Canada and the USA. His co-curated multiscreen hyper-visualisation exhibition Fading Lights: Australian POWs and BCOF Troops in Japan 1945-52 was installed at the John Curtin Gallery in August 2105. Broderick’s recent screen credits as either producer or executive producer include the digital installations Exhale (2008), Hiroshima Traces (2012), short dramas Fugue (2009), Excursion (2013) and Off the Map (2014), and the documentary shorts Rwanda: Hope for the Future (2011), and – in 3D – Inside the Dome (2015). His major publications include Reconstructing Strangelove: inside Stanley Kubrick’s ‘nightmare comedy’ (2016), editions of the reference work Nuclear Movies (1988, 1991) and as editor or co-editor, Hibakusha Cinema (1996, 1999), Interrogating Trauma (2010) and Trauma, Media, Art: New Perspectives (2011).
Digital Ecologies & the Anthropocene Symposium, 28 April, Bath Spa University https://www.bathspa.ac.uk/liberal-arts/research/media-convergence-research-centre/digital-ecologies-and-the-anthropocene/
The Nuclear Culture Source Book Launch with Eiko Honda, 4 April
Dawia Foundation, London
2017 Material Truths, Site Gallery, Sheffield, featuring Susan Schuppli.
2017 Objects of Transcendence, Watermans Art Centre, London, feautring Ele Carpenter.
2 Oct 2016 – 16 April 2017: Perpetual Uncertainty, Bildmuseet, Umea, Sweden.
17 June – 13 August 2016: Material Nuclear Culture, KARST, Plymouth, UK.
2016: July, Kota Takeuchi, Artist in Residence, The Arts Catalyst, Cromer St, London.
2014: Actinium, Oyoyo, Sapporo, Japan, in partnership with npo S-AIR.
Nuclear Culture Symposia and Roundtables
2017: April 8th, Nuclear Art and Archives, Visual Research Center, Dundee Contemporary Art. http://nuclear.artscatalyst.org/content/nuclear-art-and-archives
2016: November 19th, Perpetual Uncertainty Roundtable, Bildmuseet, Umea, Sweden.
2016: October 18th, ICA London. Technology Now: Ele Carpenter and Susan Schuppli discuss Nuclear Culture. ICA Technology Now
2016: June 18th, Material Nuclear Culture Roundtable, KARST, Plymouth, UK.
2014: Actinium Forum, S-Air, Sapporo, Japan. https://www.flickr.com/photos/msele/sets/72157647451434889/
2014: Panning for Atomic Gold, Arts Catalyst, UK.
2013: Nuclear Culture Symposium, Arts Catalyst, UK.
2016: The Nuclear Culture Source Book, Edited by Ele Carpenter, Black Dog Publishing in partnership with Bildmuseet and Arts Catalyst.
2016: Shifting the Nuclear Imaginary, Ele Carpenter, In: Half-Life: Cold War Legacies: Systems, Theories, Aesthetics. Eds John Beck, Ryan Bishop, Edinburgh University Press.
2016: The Smoke of Modernity drifts through the Anthropocene, Ele Carpenter, In: Power in the Land Catalogue Essay, English/Welsh, Wales, 2016.
2016: Actinium: Exhibition, Forum and Field research. S-Air, Japan.