Events and Interviews

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July 2017
Delevingne’s Exhibition “To the Village Square” closes

“To the Village Square” on view at Northeastern University’s International Village Gallery closes after a successful two month showing with thousands of visitors in attendance. On view were photographs and texts from Lionel Delevingne’s decades-long mission of chronicling the safe energy movement in which he captured the rise of anti-nuclear activism. His book, “To the Village Square: From Montague to Fukushima, 1975-2014” is a testament to his focus, his findings and his aim to celebrate common citizens who stand up against all odds for their beliefs and make a difference.

TVSdraft21314-0392Atomic Photographers Guild (APG)

Lionel Delevingne is honored to be included as a new member of The Atomic Photographers Guild (APG).  The APG is an international collective of artists dedicated to making visible all facets of the nuclear age. Created in 1987 by Robert Del Tredici, with founding members Carole Gallagher and Harris Fogel, the APG documents the history, impact and ongoing legacy of the atomic age – emphasizing nuclear weapons mass-production, atomic testing and proliferation, nuclear power, reactor accidents, radioactive waste containment, irradiated landscapes, and radiation affected populations.

Spring/Summer 2017


VER77?-12For immediate release:
“To the Village Square”
by Lionel Delevingne

“To the village square we must carry the facts of Atomic energy; from there must come America’s voice.”   Albert Einstein, United Nations 1946 

Link to PDF Poster



Northeastern University
International Village Gallery
1175 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120
Open to the public, free admission, free copies of the book available

Currently on view at Northeastern’s International Village Gallery space are photographs and texts from Lionel Delevingne’s decades-long mission of chronicling the safe energy movement in which he captured the rise of anti-nuclear activism. His book, “To The Village Square: From Montague to Fukushima, 1975-2014” is a testament to his focus, his findings and his aim to celebrate common citizens who stand up against all odds and make a difference.

Today, the fight continues. Fracking, Pipelines, Climate Change are the words of the day. As Delevingne said, “This body of work is about power. Not just nuclear power, but, as I have witnessed, the power of community to force action and make a change. It is unfortunately clear to me that the threat of nuclear power remains real. In recent years, I have been appalled to see the co-opting of ‘green’ by the nuclear industry’s lobbying spin-masters. It will be impossible for the viewer seeing these photographs from Chernobyl and Fukushima not to reach the same conclusion. Evidence from these nuclear catastrophes confirms and reinforces that renewable, sustainable safer energy sources must be found now.”

For more information contact:
Bruce Ployer, Campus Curator


For Immediate Release:

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 30th, 2016  7-9 PM 160930_flier-jp

Lionel Delevingne will be at Impact Hub Kyoto to present and speak about the photographic images from his book ” To the Village Square” with comments from Aileen Mioko Smith of Green Action (Kyoto). We look forward to a lively discussion with audience and speakers.

English Japanese interpreting. All Welcome- No Reservation- Admission is free.

Nishijin IT ro-Ji Building 97 Kainoka micho. Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto – Japan 

PH: 075-417-0115

just west of Aburanokoji & Nakadachi Uri intersection- Enter from westside of building next to payphone


“To the village square, we must carry the facts of atomic energy. From there must come America’s voice.” Albert Einstein, 1946

Selected Radio and TV interviews/Magazine Reviews:



  • Conference and Panel Discussion
    Local Environmental Action Center 2016
    Northeastern University, Curry Center, Boston, MA
    March 13, 2016

    Includes “Arts and Activism” panel discussion with Lionel Delevingne and Robert Shetterly

    NO NUKES TO THE VILLAGE SQUARE From Seabrook to Chernobyl exhibitIt’s been almost four decades since the meltdown of Three Mile Island, and today we face more local and global environmental threats, like Fracking, pipelines, dying oceans, and more. Photographer and journalist, Lionel Delevingne was there at the inception of the anti-nuclear movement, and saw first hand how a well informed citizenry can change the course of history.

    Delevingne and Shetterly will discuss the importance images have in establishing and defining a movement at the Local Environmental Action Center 2016 conference produced by Toxics Action Center and Massachusetts Climate Action Network. The conference is an opportunity to join community leaders, environmental advocates and activists from across New England for a day of skills training, networking, and inspiration.
    Local Environmental Action 2016
    Robert Shetterly  an artist/activist who has painted over 215 portraits for his series “Americans Who Tell the Truth”

    “To the village square, we must carry the facts of atomic energy. From there must come America’s voice.” Albert Einstein, 1946

  • October 18 – 4 PM Sedgwick Reading room – Delevingne to lecture on his work at Lenox Public Library, Lenox MA.
  • May 19th – 6.30 pm –Portsmouth Public Library Levenson Room, Portsmouth New Hampshire. Delevingne will present his new book with a talk and a projection along with Anna Gyorgy (Editor “No Nukes, Everyone’e guide to nuclear power”) who will report on the European safe energy movement.  This event is sponsored by the Seacoast Anti Pollution League ( SAPL ) All are welcome.  
  • May 21– 6.30 pm The Bookstore of Gloucester book signing and presentation with Anna Gyorgy. 61 Main Street Gloucester MA 978 281 1548
  • February 1st- March 18  TVS Photography Exhibit – Guilderland Public Library, 2228 Western Ave., Guilderland, NY 12084
  • March 19, 7.00 pm  DIGITAL PHOTO FORUM at the Guilderland Public Library, New York.
  • Water St. Books   Williamstown College, MA  413 458 8071 will host a book talk with Lionel  Delevingne on Thursday March 12th at 6:30 PM.  A book signing and reception will follow his presentation. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Anniversary film showing: From No Nukes to No Pipeline:Protecting our Communities & Future Sunday, February 22, 2015, 3 – 5:30 pmArts Block Main Hall, 289 Main St, Greenfield, MA .The event on the real anniversary of George Washington’s birth will open at 3 pm with projected graphics from photojournalist Lionel Delevingne’s new book “To the Village Square: from Montague to Fukushima.” HIs work documents the activist antinuclear movement from its start in Montague, through the effects of nuclear catastrophes, most recently at Fukushima. His book will be on sale to benefit the pipeline fight.The 1975 Green Mountain Post Films production will be followed by a discussion with Lovejoy and anti-pipeline activists Katy Eiseman, Rosemary Wessel and Jim Cutler.All proceeds from the event will go to the group No Fracked Gas in Mass. ( additional information or to schedule an interview please contact; Jim Cutler, No Fracked Gas in Mass. 413-625-2097 or Anna Gyorgy, 978-544-3686

  • The Lenox Bookstore :”To the Village Square” author/photojournalist Lionel Delevingne along with Anna Gyorgy , author of “No Nukes”, Everyone’s Guide to nuclear power to present TVS on the home front and abroad !Roberta Hillenberg Gang, Designer will talk on the process of allying form and content for such subject matter. Free event !
  • Wednesday, November 12, 6-8 pm – Salmagundi Art Club, 47 Fifth Avenue, NYC, NY ( 11th St and 5th Avenue) Presentation and book signing event  by author Lionel Delevingne with Anna Gyorgy (book  introduction)  and Roberta Hillenberg-Gang, book Designer –
  • Live on WGBY’s Connecting Point with host Jim Madigan.
  • Friday, November 7 , 6 pm – Everyone’s Books 25 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT with Lionel Delevingne
  • Friday November 7 –  at 4 pm Delevingne on  WVEW 107.7 LP FM /Arts Talk with Jim Maxwell.
  • Wednesday, November 5, 7 -9 pm – Odyssey Bookshop , 9 College Street, South Hadley, MA with Lionel Delevingne, Anna Gyorgy and  book Designer extraordinaire Roberta Hillenberg-Gang.
  • November Thursday Oct. 30th– 11 am LIVE  Lionel Delevingne will be on Northeast Public Radio  WAMC  ‘s “The Roundtable” hosted by Joe Donahue Listen to interview here:
  • Wednesday October 22 –  9:00 am Lionel Delevingne live ! – Bill Newman Show WHMP
  • Monday, October 27, 5-7 pm – The Arts Block Café, 289 Main St., Greenfield, MA
    Lionel Delevingne and Anna Gyorgy will present  and sign “To the Village Square” with  special musical guests Pat & Tex , Ben Grosscup !
  • Wednesday, October 1, 7 pm –   Broadside Bookshop, 275 Main St., Northampton, MA. Book signing with Lionel Delevingne and Anna Gyorgy With special guest Frances Crowe.
  • Fox News Talk show 1450 St George Utah on Tuesday at 4 to 5 pm Talk show with host Kate Dalley.