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Explosions and Excavations: A Photographer's Passion for Mines

Jul 10, 2012 9:02 PMNov 20, 2019 10:23 PM


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A BIRD/Blast #130, 2006.

Still from Twenty-Four Blasts, 2011; HD video installation from a sequence of 35 mm film.

Lime Hills #12801, 1986.

Lime Hills #27403, 1989.

Lime Hills #23514, 1988.

Lime Hills #22916, 1988.

Noyelles-sous-Lens, #07729, from the series Terrils, 2009. (

Terrils is a result of Hatakeyama's stay in the mining area of Nord-Pas de Calais, France where he had an artist's residency from 2009-2010.)

Loos-en-Gohelle, #02607, from the series Terrils, 2009.

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