On the 5th of November 2015, a dam containing toxic mining waste collapsed in the mountains of the Brazilian mining region Minas Gerais. A devastating flood of mud destroyed several villages before flowing into the four hundred miles long river Rio Doce.
In the context of Artefact 2018: This Rare Earth - Stories from Below Prof. dr.
In This Rare Earth - Stories from Below, Justin Bennett presents Vilgiskoddeoayvinyarvi: Wolf Lake on the Mountains, a multimedia installation about the world’s deepest man-made hole on earth; the more than 12km deep Kola Super-Deep
Cleantech solutions are becoming more and more important in the transition towards a low-carbon economy. In this, the extraction and recycling of critical metals is essential. But what with the image of the material industry?