ART
Helen Morgan

Photographs by Michael Danner Offer a Rare View Into Germany's Nuclear Plants

by , 05/30/12
filed under: Art

Critical Mass/Kritische Masse, michael danner, nuclear phase out germany, nuclear power plants, environmental photography, sustainable photography, green art

We’ve been covering the news on Germany’s nuclear phase-out for months, but this unique series of photographs provides a fascinating view into the power plants themselves. ‘Critical Mass/Kritische Masse’ is a selection of stunning images by photographer Michael Danner that offer up a more intimate perspective on the impact of the country’s phase-out policy. In this series he documents 17 nuclear power plants, highlighting their rarely seen interiors.


Critical Mass/Kritische Masse, michael danner, nuclear phase out germany, nuclear power plants, environmental photography, sustainable photography, green art

Some of the spaces look stagnant and empty, filled with inanimate signs. Though the sites are used, they appear to remain devoid of life. Danner contrasts some of the complex technology at work within the plants with close-ups of structures, focusing on what is not present as much as what is. In this way his work points to the future of the sites, which are soon to be obsolete.

+ Michael Danner

Via Ignant

Images courtesy of Michael Danner

Related Posts

LEAVE A COMMENT

or your inhabitat account below

Let's make sure you're a real person:


  • Read Inhabitat

  • Search Categories

  • Recent Posts

  • Recent Comments

  • Browse by Keyword

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home