04/04/2016 We’re Hiring
We currently have two positions available to join us in our London Office.
Part Time Researcher
You will need to be very organised with a strong attention to detail. Ideally the candidate will be a focused individual with an interest in glacier geology and the environment. Previous experience researching and familiarity with scholastic papers is ideal.
Main duties will be research and development of our upcoming expeditions and platforms, this includes location research and scientific outreach therefore confidence is crucial. Other duties will include helping to fundraise through multiple channels and preparing presentations.
This will be one/two days a week to start immediately, with pay dependent on experience. Please send a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with a short paragraph stating why you believe you are suitable for the position.
Requirements include strong office admin skills with a good command of written and spoken English, as main duties will be fundraising including writing various applications, documents and presentations. You will need to be very organised with a keen eye for detail.
Ideally the candidate will be a focused individual with an interest and/or experience working in environmental science and glacial geology.
The charity spans the arts, science and educational sectors and so this position would be great for a student with an open mind and broad interests. You will gain real work experience contributing to the charity and have the chance to interact with colleagues who are at the top of their field. You will be able to experience all aspects of the charity and become an integral part of a network creating a real difference to climate change awareness.
This will be one/two days a week to start immediately for a minimum of three months with expenses reimbursed.
Please send a CV to email@example.com with a short paragraph stating why you believe you are suitable for the position.
If you have not heard back by 6th May unfortunately you will not have been successful.
15/03/2016 Seen on EarthAs a result of winning the Earth Award (sponsored by LensCulture) in 2015, Simon Norfolk’s contribution to Project Pressure, documenting Lewis Glacier on Mount Kenya, is now part of a stimulating group show at Kunst Haus Wien, Vienna. Seen on Earth presents multiple photographic interpretations of the ongoing destruction of the environment. It aims to depict the increasing pollution of the environment and the resulting impact of climate and ecological change.
Seen on Earth runs 17th March – 30th June 2016.
17/02/2016 Mount Aragats and Lake SevanMount Aragats is both the highest point in Armenia, a beautiful national symbol and a popular destination for tourists. Toby Smith and Project Pressure will complete a summer expedition to circumnavigate and summit Mount Aragats, documenting the stunning landscapes, historical sites and incredible panoramic views. The results will be geo-tagged and published online as part of the Project Pressure archive. Lake Sevan, the ‘recreational and economic heart’ of Armenia will then be explored to create a vivid portrait of this country’s landscape.
17/01/2016 World Photo OrganisationWith such close ties to the World Photography Organisation we are delighted to have been featured in their blog. The interview with charity director Klaus Thymann charts recent successful expeditions as well as the future development of the charity. It also highlights some of the fantastic contributions made to the archive last year, from Fox Glacier in New Zealand to Eqalorutsit Glacier in South Greenland.
Simon Norfolk’s contribution to the Project Pressure archive documenting Lewis Glacier in Kenya won in the landscape category of the Sony World Photography Award last year. We hope to continue producing award winning artwork, with four new artists adding to our roster of talented contributors.
14/01/2016 Plastic VanitasProject Pressure contributing artist, Mariele Neudecker, has the opening of her new exhibition Plastic Vanitas at Bow Arts, London today. The show comprises of a new photographic series that catalogues the MoDiP’s archives.
Neudecker travelled to Greenland in October 2015 for Project Pressure to document the tidewater glaciers that surround Narsarsuaq. The work she made on location will contribute to her upcoming shows as part of Hull 2017 – City of Culture 2017 and Some Things Happen All At Once at the Zeppelin Museum, Friedrichshafen. Click here to read more on the expedition.