Susanne Kriemann: Pechblende (Chapter 1)

In "Pechblende (Chapter 1)," Susanne Kriemann incorporates a range of museum objects, including tools, chains, and clothing, that together refer to the toxic history of uranium mining and its impact on the body of the miner. Illuminating these objects through a range of analogue photographic processes, including the auto-radiograph and the camera obscura, Kriemann reflects on the artistic possibilities of making the invisible visible.

Photo credit: Susanne Kriemann, Pechblenden 1 (AMNH), 2015, auto-radiography, test 1/1, sample C59072, Pitchblende, Saxony, Germany, in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History, 8 x 10 inch © Susanne Kriemann