PROJECT SPACE / SPARE ROOM / 10 February to 23 March 2017
Polar Patterns is a group exhibition curated by Dr Philip Samartzis designed to articulate the eco-acoustic characteristics and atmospheric effects that dynamically pervade Antarctica. The exhibition includes sound recordings of extreme weather events, images of ice cores, and photographs and text works describing the ephemeral qualities of the polar region.
Art and Antarctica Symposium
Thursday 9 February 1-4pm
Project Space / Spare Room
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A symposium will take place on February 9 exploring the various ways in which artists have responded to issues shaping Antarctica and its surrounding environs. The symposium will feature presentations by David Burrows, Anne Noble and Anna Brown, and Philip Samartzis, who will draw on their experiences and knowledge of the frozen continent through their participation in the Australian, New Zealand and US Antarctic arts and science programs.
Antarctica New Zealand; Australian Antarctic Division; Bogong Centre for Sound Culture; Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University; Massey University College of Creative Arts; Massey University Whiti o Rehua School of Art; National Institute of Polar Research in Japan; RMIT School of Art; US National Science Foundation