24/05/2016 Expedition: Arthur E HarrisonIn September 2016 Peter Funch will return to Washington for the third instalment of his exploration of the Cascade Range. Funch will continue to use this area’s rich tourism history to create comparative imagery. Alongside this he has gained access to the extensive photographic archive of Arthur E. Harrison at the University of Washington Library. The information and photographs there will enable a fuller portrait of the area and provide further comparisons
20/05/2016 Noordelicht Photofestival
Simon Norfolk’s series of Lewis Glacier on Mount Kenya will be on display as part of the Noorderlicht Photofestival. Running from 22 May – 3rd July at Museum Belvédère in Heerenveen, Netherlands. The exhibition celebrates documentary photography from 21 different artists from around the world, read more here.
18/05/2016 Scott Conarroe: Frontière, Frontiera, GrenzeOn Thursday Scott Conarroe’s photographic series of the European Alps; Frontiere, Frontiera, Grenze will open as part of an exhibition that pairs it alongside the glacial photography of Vittorio Sella. This ongoing project is an exploration of the shifting borders of the Alp nations that move as the glaciers recede. Conarroe has repeatedly visited these regions in order to develop an archival timeline that depicts these transient landscapes.
Scott Conarroe e Vittorio Sella: Frontière, Frontiera, Grenze opens on 19th May at Photographica FineArt, Lugano Switzerland.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Earth
As 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.