The digital public humanities project A People’s Atlas of Nuclear Colorado, comprising scholarly essays, artistic contributions, and much more, maps the many ways the nuclear arsenal has shaped the state of Colorado. It is the first installment in an even more … Continue reading “Nuclear Knowledge Otherwise: A People’s Atlas of Nuclear Colorado“
Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou works at the intersection of art history and the environmental humanities, specializing in the relationship between art and science with an emphasis on nuclear technologies. She completed a dissertation at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS, Paris) in 2021 as an Onassis Foundation doctoral fellow, and she is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg, RWTH Aachen University. In her postdoctoral project, Mavrokordopoulou explores uranium as an agent of environmental injustice, proposing a material history of uranium in the twentieth century through art and media. Her writing has been published in Necsus, European Journal of Media Studies, Les cahiers du musée national d’art moderne, and the edited collection Toxic Immanence: Decolonizing Nuclear Futures and Legacies, amongst others. Mavrokordopoulou is the scientific advisor for an upcoming exhibition on the atomic age at the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris (fall 2024).