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05.30.12 Marina Galperina

A while ago, a group of ANIMAL favorites — artist duo Eva and Franco Mattes of 0100101110101101.org, photographer Tod Seelie and other inspired crazies went to Chernobyl and smuggled out a “radioactive” carousel, reassembling it in a public park in Manchester. Now see their short film Let Them Believe about the feat. “If the world […]

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05.29.12 Marina Galperina

ANIMAL asks photographers about that one shot that got away. This week, Tod Seelie recalls a missed portrait in a radioactive hospital room in Chernobyl. […]

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10.12.10 Marina Galperina

So, why were 0100101110101101.ORG, Tod Seelie and crew scrambling mysteriously in the Chernobyl-poisoned, restricted dead Zone of Pripyat? After a few video clues, Plan C is now revealed: to scavenge and haul away parts, assemble a radioactive carnival ride and plop it in Manchester park for people to ride. Yes, really. […]

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09.14.10 Marina Galperina

Last month, six artists on a Tarkovsky kick explored the Zone with a yet mysterious motive. See the photos from Plan C by Tod Seelie of Eva and Franco Mattes of 0100101110101101.org crawling around the radioactive remains of Chernobyl. Gas mask mountains, a sprouted post-Apocalypse and gorgeous peeling rot await. […]

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