Strangelove – An Iconography of missiles

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Strangelove - American Photographs - P.W.VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY - INSTITUTE FOR THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Strangelove - American Photographs - P.W.VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY - INSTITUTE FOR THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Strangelove - American Photographs - P.W.VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY - INSTITUTE FOR THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Strangelove - American Photographs - P.W.VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY - INSTITUTE FOR THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Strangelove - American Photographs - P.W.VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY - INSTITUTE FOR THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Strangelove - American Photographs - P.W.VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY - INSTITUTE FOR THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Strangelove - American Photographs - P.W.VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY - INSTITUTE FOR THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY

What are arms without war? In an intriguing exhibition Simon Norfolk, P.W. Voigt and Gabriel Jones each in their own way isolate tanks, aircraft and rockets from their raison d’etre. What meaning, what significance do they have when they fall into disuse? ‘Strangelove’, the contribution by P.W. Voigt, dissects the madness of armaments by looking at their public function in peace-time, from the flexing of muscles in parades through the devout silence of the museum. The emotional freight changes with time. The threat of a bloodbath becomes the memory of that fear, the excitement makes way for sentiment and pathos. What is left is the absurdity of war. Wim Melis War Machines – Noorderlich Festival, Groeningen

 

 


 

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The Strangelove Collection at Noorderlicht Photofestival 2017

Strangelove Collection

The Strangelove Collection focuses on original vintage photographs of nuclear research, the development of the atomic bomb and early rocketry in the U.S. 

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Strangelove – Military Museum Displays

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Investigation into the meaning of weapons in peacetime. Strangelove is a long-running and still unfinished investigation into the meaning of weapons in peacetime. By examining their public manifestation P.W.Voigt exposes the emotions lying behind them.

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Atomic Burger

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Burger joint and intercontinental nuclear missile, Georgia

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Project Gnome

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Visiting the lovely Loving village and the nearby explosion site of the Gnome Project

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Strangelove – An Iconography of missiles

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In an intriguing exhibition Simon Norfolk, P.W. Voigt and Gabriel Jones each in their own way isolate tanks, aircraft and rockets from their raison d’etre

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Beijing Silvermine – Thomas Sauvin

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Beijing Silvermine is a unique photographic portrait of the capital and the life of its inhabitants following the Cultural Revolution

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Texas´s customs and beliefs

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A brief visit to the Creation Evidence Museum in Texas.
Quite a charming museum with very friendly staff and it definitly will give you an extended view of all pseudoscientific branches of creationism…Continue Reading