A photographer of military landscapes, Gina Glover, discusses her background and future
“… Your practice involves taking photographs of abandoned military bases. What drew you to this subject?
As a child I grew up near the secret World War 2 aerodrome, Harrington, which in the late 50s became a nuclear missile base. I now live on part of this site. Over the road from my home is where the Thor Nuclear rockets were housed – the first intercontinental ballistic missile, and during the Cuban missile crisis, these Thor missiles were primed for firing. As a child I had no understanding of this history so it has become my obsession to continually revisit and collect artefacts and stories from neighbouring farmers, who equally share this passion for this wasteland…”
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