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Artist Creates Incredible 3D Carpet To Highlight Fukushima Disaster

The artwork is currently on display in a shopping centre.

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“By transforming the two disasters to a human scale, this carpet makes it possible for people to feel that this disaster should not be [forgotten] as something that happened somewhere far from them," he said.

“The pool equally resembles the suppression pool of the Fukushima nuclear power plant, which currently drains highly radioactive material."

Jeroen Bisscheroux

"The expectation is that a vast area of water and land will be unusable for an indefinite period. Human existence, growing crops and fishery will be impossible," the Daily Mail quotes Bisscheroux as saying.

The 2011 disaster killed almost 16,000 people and caused a catastrophic failure at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant.

You can check out more of Bisscheroux's work here.