Palindromo Meszaros

16 Aug


Palindromo Meszaros

30y3 explains the situation (toxic pollution aftermath). It does make fooling around with color through filters and technical processes seem like, as Ian McEwan would put it, “a failure of the imagination” in the sense of not being able to see that the world as it is as glorious and awful as anything we could think up from scratch.

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  1. Palindromo Meszaros: “The Dive” | Photography Boulevard - 09/07/2012

    [...] Palindromo Meszaros über eine Umweltkatastrophe in Ungarn: “14th of October, 2010 at 12.25pm in Ajka, Veszprém county, Hungary: around a million cubic metres of toxic waste were released after the burst of the retaining wall in one of the reservoirs used for the accumulation of MAL aluminium company rubbish. The spilling reached two meters high and started a destructive race trying to release its energy, flooding Devecser and Kolontár villages. Ten human casualties were counted and the material damages were imposible to measure, including the destruction or irreparable deterioration of a big ammount of houses, the dissapearing of infrastructures and the poisoning of dozens of fields. The accident was fastly considered the biggest catastrophe of hungarian history. This photos have been taken six months after the accident when the silence takes the place of the headlines and just The Line is left.” Via [...]

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