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In order to document life in the recently contaminated areas surrounding the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan, photographers Guillaume Bression and Carlos Ayesta traveled to nearby towns and evacuated villages to photograph manipulated portraits and landscapes using large rolls of cellophane and other props. Covering both Japanese icons like red maple trees, and everyday objects like cars and swing sets, the photos speak to the destruction and grief of the locals with the cellophane's ineffective attempt at preservation. Additional scenes like a man in a lake wearing a gas mask, and businessmen stored in a plastic bubble, reference the otherwise invisible radiation contamination. [images via Designboom]