Street art at Chernobyl site

"Radiating Places" is an archive of photographs documenting street art in the abandoned town of Pripyat, near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Shown here, a mural by Kim Köster. "The determining factor is absence," begins the artists' mission statement. Link (site built in Flash), via Wooster Collective (Thanks, Reverse Cowgirl!)

Reader comment: Daniel Cuthbert — who just returned from Pripyat — says,

Just wanted you to know, it seems that 70% of these "images" are fake and have been added using photoshop. They werent there 5 weeks ago when i was in Pripyat doing my story.

BoingBoing reader Laura says that's not the case:

This extensive Flickr set by Ellen Datlow includes photos of street art captured during a tour of Chernobyl and Pripyat: Link.