Disaster & Fortitude

Cover of Disaster & Fortitude
Issue 32:4 | December 2012

Co-editors: Stephanie Britton and Pat Hoffie

This edition responds to the experience of disaster and attempting to give terror an imaginable form. In diverse and culturally specific ways, artists and writers respond to the challenges posed by traumatic events, and the momentum fuelled by the impacts unfolding of climate change, environmental and industrial disaster, driving the urgency for social change.

Cover: David Straight, The Austerity Project, from The Actors series, 2012, images captured from the internet. Above: Promotional image for Merilyn Fairskye (Dir.), Precarious, 2011, a film about Chernobyl, DVD PALL, 16:9, 66:00 minutes, stereo sound. Courtesy the artist and Plus & Minus Productions


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