Burning Ice - Art & Climate Change

Burning Ice - Art & Climate Change

First major book title from Cape Farewell

Republished by Gaia Project to mark it's 10th anniversary

Featuring contributions from Heather Ackroyd & Dan Harvey, David Buckland, Dr Valborg Byfield, Siobhan Davies, Gautier Deblonde, Antony Gormley, Gary Hume, Sir David King, Charlie Kronick, Professor H J Schellnhuber and Rachel Whiteread.

Published by Cape Farewell to accompany The Ship exhibition, at the Natural History Museum, Burning Ice: Art & Climate Change is a 176-page publication comprising 200 stunning colour photographs and illustrations. To mark it's 10th anniversary in 2016 Burning Ice was republished by Gaia Project in partnership with Cape Farewell. The book is available for £20 from Cornerhouse Publications.

The book charts the experiences of artists who have voyaged with Cape Farewell including Heather Ackroyd & Dan Harvey, David Buckland, Siobhan Davies, Gautier Deblonde, Antony Gormley, Gary Hume and Rachel Whiteread and the work they have subsequently produced. Extracts from expedition journals complement writings by novelists Ian McEwan and Robert Macfarlane warning of the impacts of climate change.

Burning Ice: Art & Climate Change also features essays from leading scientists, advisers and other specialists on climate change, energy efficiency, ocean science and carbon trading. Contributors include Professor Sir David King, Chief Scientific Adviser to H.M. Government; Professor H J Schellnhuber, Director Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research; Dr Valborg Byfield, Oceanographer, National Oceanography Centre and Charlie Kronick, Chief Policy Adviser & Leader, Climate Change Campaign, Greenpeace UK.

Key features include

  • Stunning images of work by internationally renowned rtists
  • Thought-provoking texts by contemporary writers
  • Essays by leading climatologists on global warming challenges and solutions

Cape Farewell originally published the book, Burning Ice: Art & Climate Change, to accompany a major exhibition of art from the Cape Farewell expeditions at the Natural History Museum in 2006.

Publication information:
June 2016 * 176pp * £20
Paperback * 0-9553109-0-3
240 x 280mm * full colour throughout
Designed by Bullet Creative
Available from Cornerhouse Publications

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Cape Farewell published Burning Ice to accompany a major exhibition of art from the Cape Farewell expeditions at the Natural History Museum in 2006.
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