Ridley Scott’s nuclear dystopia Bladerunner was set in November 2019.
and Here we are.
The Earth is powdered with radioactive isotopes, like icing sugar on a cake. A thin yellow line registers in our teeth, our bones and in the geologic strata.
After visiting Anangu lands in Maralinga – holding two of three sites of British nuclear testing in Australia – Rex and Scarf consider what it means to live in the nuclear present and to ‘record the future that is already here, yet unknown for a split second’*