A Glacier's Requiem by Julia CalfeeA Glacier's Requiem by Julia Calfee

A Glacier's Requiem

Photographed byJulia Calfee

Book & Toy | November 4, 2016

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Multimedia artist Julia Calfee dedicated months living underneath a glacier, at 2,100 meters above sea level in rudimentary conditions to understand and preserve as an archive the images and sounds of the melting glaciers as they disappeared before her eyes. The result of these months of work was over 300 audio recordings and thousands of black and white photographs. The final selection of images transcends the subject to portray, in an abstract manner, the elements of this constantly changing nature. Equally powerful are her audio recordings which she edited, sequenced, and presents in the form of a vinyl record, which is included with the book.
Julia Calfee ? American-born artist whose media is photography, video, audio-recordings and writing - has spent most of her professional life living and working in Europe and Asia. She majored in art history at the Sorbonne, Paris. Her projects are always long term as she seeks to understand and portray what goes on beneath the apparen...
Title:A Glacier's RequiemFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:112 pages, 12.25 × 12 × 1 inPublished:November 4, 2016Publisher:Kehrer VerlagLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:386828737X

ISBN - 13:9783868287370

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