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Ginnie Herbert - Tank Farm

Ginnie Herbert - Tank Farm

Artist Statement: The tanks containing radioactive waste on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation continue to have problems with leakage. The article printed in this piece is referenced here: Macfarlane, A. (2016, May 4). Nuclear Waste Leak Continues at ‘America’s Fukushima’; 33 Left Ill by Radioactive Fumes. Retrieved July 8, 2016, from

Materials & Techniques: Fabrics created by artist with the following techniques: painted, stenciled, printed, screen printed with dye. Materials used: cotton fabric, procion dyes, acrylic paint, foil, cotton and polyester threads, wool batting. Machine appliqued and machine quilted.

Dimensions: 27" x 31"

Photographer: Ginnie Herbert