Unfit for Consumption by Kaitlyn Schwalje

1. Unfit for Consumption, clay, moss and wood, 20x20x32 inches, 2017 This work is inspired by the following true disaster story: In March of 2011, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck offshore near Tokyo. A tsunami triggered by the earthquake then crashed ashore Japan’s Pacific coastline. Water soon flooded the Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant causing multiple explosions and radioactive leakage. Over 200,000 people were evacuated from the surrounding area. As people left the area some wildlife began to thrive including … READ MORE…