Center for Art + Environment Blog

  • The Arctic, 2015

    The Art of Svalbard, May 23-June 1, 2015

    July 26, 2015   |   By William L. Fox

    I was in Svalbard specifically to look at public art deployed around Longyearbyen—the statues of polar bears and miners, and the light works on the Global Seed Vault for example—as part of my examination of how a brandscape was being constructed in the Arctic. But I was also interested in the larger realm of artmaking... View Post

  • The Arctic, 2015

    Svalbard, The Arctic, May 23-June 1, 2015

    July 21, 2015   |   By William L. Fox

    It’s not exactly a hop, skip, and a jump from saltwater crocodiles to polar bears, but I left tropical Australia on a Tuesday and by the end of the week I am walking up the main road of Svalbard’s only town, Longyearbyen, toward the glacier at the end of the valley. Svalbard is an archipelago... View Post