It is considered the worst nuclear accident in history, as directly related to the deaths caused by the explosion and to the costs of containment operation and cleaning of radioactive waste, and one of the only two events classified with the maximum level (7), together with Fukushima disaster. The exclusion zone around the nuclear power plant extends for a radius of 30 km (19-mile).
These diptychs try to portray the asymmetries of places located outside and inside that restricted area although much of this region's atmosphere and water are common to the whole region of Chernobyl. A short distance but big differences. The nuclear accident was 33 years ago but the consequences it has left on the land, air, water, and living things will be felt for hundreds of years to come.