Thursday, April 6, 2017

"To look at Dara McGrath’s sweeping photos of rocky beaches, rolling moors, and idyllic islands, you wouldn’t know that each is the former site of a chemical or biological weapons facility"

"The Irish photographer explores this unsettling past in Project Cleansweep. His series documents the often picturesque spots once home to chemical factories, ordnance test quarries, underground munitions bunkers, and decontamination centers where authorities produced, tested, and disposed of lethal agents like anthrax and mustard gas."