Cold War, Warm Planet
Cold War, Warm Planet juxtaposes the extent of beetle kill in southwestern Wyoming's forest with the locations of decommissioned nuclear missile silos. These silos were originally home to the Atlas missiles installed in this region beginning in 1957. The installation made Wyoming's Warren Air Force Base the first base in the country to oversee operational nuclear missiles. The Atlas missiles were later decommissioned, but Wyoming is still home to several active Minutemen nuclear war heads. I was interested in exploring these two seemingly disparate landscapes because both seem to me to represent ...
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