Reviews Art

Arctic art

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7554.1398 (Published 08 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1398
  1. Sally Carter (scarter@bmj.com), technical editor
  1. BMJ

    Put artists, scientists, and educators together on a ship, send them to the Arctic, and see how the artists translate their reactions to the rising sea levels, melting ice, and changes in biodiversity into art. This was the idea that prompted David Buckland, an artist, to set up the Cape Farewell organisation that took three expeditions to the Svalbard archipelago between 2003 and 2005.


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    Contextascope by Michèle Noach

    Credit: CAPE FAREWELL

    On these journeys, the artists drew, wrote, …

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