In paintings and sculptures made of stone and bone, artists from Canada, Alaska, Greenland and Chukotka bring the Arctic to life, along with its myths and stories.
A fruitful connection between the Global Seed Vault on Svalbard and an interactive art project puts plant life back at the center of the ecosystem
Climate change is not a game. The entire planet has long since been affected by change. The exhibition “50 Shapes of Prey” shows how diverse the interactions of these changes are.
With her new book “NAchruf auf die Arktis” (Obituary for the Arctic), journalist, polar expert and author Birgt Lutz not only wants to show the problems of the Arctic using Svalbard as an example, but also to give courage for solutions
After a forced break of 3 years, Martha and Peter Cerny organized in the Museum Cerny on Saturday 17 December 2022 the Advent aperitif, which has already become a tradition.
“Commensalis”, a large art project celebrates the return of whales around South Georgia in Grytviken and aims to encourage people to engage more in whale and environmental protection.
Art and science have teamed up to turn data on sea ice and icebergs into a unique art exhibit.
One of the best-known books about Scott’s expedition to the South Pole will soon be published as a graphic novel penned by Sarah Airriess.
Using underwater microphones, an Irish artist and Woods Hole Institution researchers plan to listen to melting icebergs and study human impact on the oceans.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Peoples of the Arctic use a wide range of materials in their art. Many of these can be found locally and have always been used.
The exclusive photo book on the MOSAiC expedition to the Arctic shows the researchers at work and impressions of this expedition in impressive pictures by Esther Horvath.
April is over. Higher temperatures and migrating birds return to the north. To us, however, earlier than to the Canadian Arctic. In northern Canada, about 150 species of birds are breeding.