The Line by Palíndromo Mészáros | en
October 14th, 2010 at 12:25 pm around a million cubic metres of toxic waste were released after the burst of MAL aluminium company trash reservoir's retaining wall in the town of Ajka, Veszprém county, Hungary. The spilling reached two meters high and started a destructive race trying to release its energy, flooding Devecser and Kolontár villages. Ten casualties were counted and the damages were innumerable, including the destruction or irreparable deterioration of a big amount of houses, the dissapearing of infrastructures and the poisoning of dozens of fields. The accident was fastly considered the biggest catastrophe of Hungarian history.
Cuadernos fotográficos de la Kursala, 2013
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Graphic edition: Siete de un golpe
Text: Eduardo Momeñe
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