Gallery: Hilda Hellstrom Crafts Radioactive Pottery With Soil From Fuku...

 
Art is a way for people to deal with intense issues and daily crises. Artist Hilda Hellstrom has employed her own version of art therapy to deal with the after effects of last year's nuclear meltdown in Japan. Hellstrom worked with Fukushima victim Naoto Matsumura to create a series of food vessels made from the still radioactive soil of the Fukushima evacuation zone. Called “The Materiality of a Natural Disaster,” the five vessels were part of her 2012 degree project for the Royal College of Art.

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