Walking in Antarctica
Sept. 5 - Oct. 12
In 2015, artist Helen Glazer traveled to Antarctica as a grantee of the National
Science Foundation’s Antarctic Artists and Writers Program, in order to photograph
ice and geological formations for eventual production as photographic prints and sculpture.
She worked out of remote Antarctic scientific field camps and had access to protected
areas that can only be entered with government permits or in the company of a skilled
Inspired and informed by her experiences, Walking in Antarctica is organized as a
series of “walks” through remarkable Antarctic landscapes: over frozen lakes, around
towering glaciers and baroque sea ice formations, into a magnificent frozen ice cave,
across fields of surreal-looking boulders, and through a lively colony of nesting
Adélie penguins. Visitors to the exhibition who have smartphones will be able to access
an audio tour narrated by Glazer, drawn from a blog in which she recorded her experiences.