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Roni Horn: Identity and Place in Iceland

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

An extensive website of photos, lectures, visual displays, installations, museum exhibits, bibliography, and more, Vatnasafn/Library of Water is a flash media presentation by renown artist and photographer Roni Horn detailing her travels and art work in Iceland over the last 30 years.  “Each volume is a unique dialogue addressing the relationship between identity and place.  [...]

Featured Web Media: Arctic Immersion in 360 degrees

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

VR magazine (issue 29) features on-line photo galleries of arctic landscapes in 360 degrees. Lead stories include a photo expedition to Svalbard by Jordi Clariana, photos from the Hornsund Polar Station on Spitsbergen by Polish field assistant Witek Kaszkin, and an interview with Dr. Matt Nolan on field seasons and climate research in arctic Alaska [...]

Featured Web Media: The Whale Hunt (a Visual Experiment in Storytelling and New Media)

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

With photographs at least every 5 minutes from 1:20 AM (May 1, 2007) until 12:30 PM (May 07, 2007), media artists Jonathan Harris and collaborator Andrew Moore document traditional Inupiat lifestyles and a subsistence hunt for two bowhead whales at Barrow, Alaska. The Whale Hunt includes a cast, a set of contexts leading from New [...]

Featured Interactive Media Site: Exploring Antarctica

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

I’m always on the look out for new media that highlights the creativity and potential of the internet. The Washington Post has authored an impressive interactive media site on the living laboratory of Antarctica: “Exploring Antarctica.” The site features videos and photos from the McMurdo Dry Valleys and Mt. Erebus, narrative journals from scientists and [...]

Featured Photo Blog: Rupert River and Waskaganish in James Bay, Canada

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

Flickr is once again home to a stunning set of photographs on the Rupert River in northern Quebec. Created by Cree photographer Ian Diamond from Waskaganish, his photo collection currently runs over 1000 images, and grows weekly with winter scenes from his home and the spectacular Rupert River. His community was in the news recently [...]