Take an artist’s look at the Arctic – Artistic residency in Artic

Land Art - Spitzberg - Pôle Nord - Couvertures de survie -           Prises de vues Huawei P20 Pro - Tirages lambda satinés 50X70 cm

Artist and scientist led, The Arctic Circle is an annual expeditionary residency program.

Established in 2009, The Arctic Circle brings together international artists of all disciplines, scientists, architects, and educators who collectively explore the high-Arctic Svalbard Archipelago and Arctic Ocean aboard a specially outfitted Barquentine sailing vessel.

The Arctic Circle provides a shared experience for its participants to engage in the myriad issues relevant to our time and to develop professionally through fieldwork and research, interdisciplinary collaborations, exhibit opportunities, and public and classroom engagement.

The Arctic Circle program supports the creation and exhibition of new and pioneering work, and aims to empower the creative individual while fostering the collaborative.

During this arctic residence I chose to practice Land Art.

installed rescue blankets on the shores, on the glaciers and the pack ice, evoking the distress of the living threatened by the melting of the ice cap…