One of America’s leading sources of science funding is putting artists and teachers where the sun doesn’t shine (for half of the year)
With wit and humor the contribution of the Concordia crew at the Antarctica Film Festival went down best with the jury and so the ‘Concordians’ cleared everything in the category ‘Open’ right away.
During a five-week voyage on a Royal Navy ship to Antarctica, Claudia Myatt sketched and recorded islands, landscapes, and wildlife.
A bust of Chilean captain Luis Pardo has been on display not only on Elephant Island, but since November also at the International Maritime Organization WMO HQ.
The book “Polar bears – Beloved & Betrayed” describes in a more understandable way why polar bear conservation is not consistently implemented by stakeholders.
Terje Isungset is one of the most accomplished and innovative musicians in Europe. He builds his musical instruments from natural products and even makes ice sing.
A young New Zealand composer brings back special sounds from her Antarctic expedition and presents them in a concert.
As luck would have it, the Swiss indie band Hanreti released their music album about an Antarctic expedition on the same day that the discovery of the “Endurance” was announced.
Starting next Friday, March 11, at the Museum Cerny in Bern (Switzerland), an exhibition by two Swedish artists will focus on the emigration of Sami people during the gold rush in Alaska and Canada.
Within the framework of the exhibition “The World in Faces”, which was shown for a several months at the UN in Geneva, Russian photographer Alexander Khimushin told with his photos five living stories about rare Arctic representatives of indigenous peoples of Russia.
An art project with figurines, light and photography was implemented in the environment of the Belgian Antarctic station and is now shown in an exhibition in Besançon, France.
The hit TV series that is known for its accurate portrayal of politics explores the relationship between Denmark and Greenland
Even in clear-cut cases, returning cultural items can be a lengthy process
When you think of the Arctic, you automatically think of warm clothing. And of course this is vital. But clothing in the Arctic also has to meet other criteria.
A book that breathes life into a ship: The biography of the “Cape Race” shows how the small ship turned from a fishing trawler to an elegant expedition ship.
Swiss indie band “Hanreti” have turned their attention to Antarctica for their new album, taking listeners on a virtual Antarctic expedition.
The modern and contemporary art of Greenland is little known outside of Greenland and Denmark. So far, only a few artists have been able to make a name for themselves internationally.
This book is like a small expedition: experience unique encounters with blue whales, reindeer, polar bears and walruses. Feel the endless expanse of wild Arctic nature.
Archaeological finds show that the use of antler by humans has a tradition that goes back a long way.
What Beethoven and polar research have in common will be shown by the AWI next Sunday in a unique combination of art and science, also as a livestream.
Unlike prints which were dealt with in a previous article, drawings and paintings have always been a part of the forms of expression in circumpolar Arctic.
Urs Stoller passed away in June 2021 as a result of a COVID-19 infection. He worked as a helicopter pilot in Greenland for 36 years and, as an enthusiastic photographer, left behind some 1,800 photographs of the country and its people.
Indigenous representatives from the far north of Russia recently visited Switzerland to demand action from the subsidiaries of the Norilsk oil spill.
Swiss banks may not be allies of indigenous communities. But their financial clout could push companies to change their business practices.