Magda Biernat


Magda Biernat 



Average temperatures in the Arctic and Antarctic are rising twice as fast as they are elsewhere in the world. Polar ice is getting thinner, melting and rupturing. Near the opposite pole in the Arctic, the melting of once-permanent ice is threatening the cultural identity of native people. ADRIFT is a series that uses visual language as a means of polar comparison. By pairing photographs of Antarctic icebergs and empty Iñupiat Eskimo hunting huts, whose shapes and volumes echo one another, it offers a personal commentary on the parallel effects of global climate change at opposite ends of the Earth.


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