Icy mirror

Antarctica is the only continent on Earth without indigenous people. With no ancient  cultural heritage of its own, Antarctica becomes the icy mirror for cultures of visitors-explorers, scientists, adventurers, artists-like myself. Antarctica is unique not only for its geographical isolation and amazing landscape, but also for its role in our history as a place of…

Crystal Desert

“Over the years one comes to measure the place… not just for the beauty it may give, the balminess of its breezes, the insouciance and relaxation it encourages, the sublime pleasures it offers, but for what it teaches.  The way in which it alters our perception of the human. It is not so much that…

DENDRITIC GROWTH

“Ice forms the outer part of most comets, and coats the tiny grains of dust in space which cause the starts twinkle even when seen from above the Earth´s atmosphere by an austronaut.”   What a book…   Peter Wadhams A Farewell to Ice

Transformative change

How the art works were made, shipped and installed-this is also subject of my matter. I captured fragile ecosystem and still I made a big carbon footprint when travelling to snowy continent. Now I am here to tell the stories. The stories of ice that melted off the Antarctica ice sheet, the stories of polluted…

Fizz and thunder

The Antarctic is a fabulous but extremely distant place for most of us. It’s hard to realise how fundamentally important it is for the balance and thriving of the planet’s ecosystem. The outcome from the programme that just finished should show how crucial the problem of ocean pollution is and how badly it accelerates the…

Drake Passage

Our successful mission is completed. We managed to collect almost six tons of trash. We got it loaded on a navy grey beast called Aquiles. On our way back from Antarctica, we travelled by navy boat to very top of the South America. We travelled north across the drake passege-some of the roughness seas on…