Photographer: Palíndromo Mészáros
Coordination & Edition: Siete de un Golpe
Essay: Eduardo Momeñe
Release on 18-03-2013
Produced in collaboration with the Kursala exhibition program of the UCA (Cadiz University) curated by Jesús Micó
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"14th of October, 2010 at 12.25pm in Ajka, Veszprém county, Hungary: around a million cubic metres of toxic waste were released after the burst of the retaining wall in one of the reservoirs used for the accumulation of MAL aluminium company trash. The spilling reached two meters high and started a destructive race trying to release its energy, flooding Devecser and Kolontár villages. Ten human casualties were counted and the material damages were imposible to measure, including the destruction or irreparable deterioration of a big ammount of houses, the dissapearing of infrastructures and the poisoning of dozens of fields. The accident was fastly considered the biggest catastrophe of hungarian history"
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