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Fukushima No. 8

© the artist. Photo credit: Aberystwyth University School of Art Museum and Galleries

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Fukushima No. 8' from Scott's Cumbrian Blue Series. The plate was made in 2016 to commemorate the 2011 nuclear disaster when the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan was enveloped by tidal waves following the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.

Aberystwyth University School of Art Museum and Galleries



Fukushima No. 8




in-glaze decal collage on broken & re-assembled double phoenix ‘willow’ pattern platter (c.1966) with brass pins, gold leaf, tile cement & epoxy resin


H 41.2 x W 30 x D (?) cm

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purchased with funding support from Arts Council England/Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund and The Art Fund, 2017

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NKT, Ironstone, Nikko Japan


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Aberystwyth University School of Art Museum and Galleries

School of Art, Museum & Gallery, Buarth Mawr, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 1NG Wales

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