Gathered from the Field; Art Provoked by Climate Research

Detail of WAIS Reliquary and Reliquary Urn

Gathered from the Field; Art Provoked by Climate Research Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound Anna McKee and Suze Woolf create artwork from scientific data on our changing world. The artists use natural sciences evidence to fill their work with meaning, construct beauty, and examine the present. Exhibition March 2020-August 2020, shutdown by COVID-19

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"WAIS Reliquary: 68,000 Years" – Story

In January 2012, after ten years of planning and work, scientists completed drilling a 3405 meters core from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (http://www.waisdivide.unh.edu/). It is one of the deepest and most detailed ice cores ever retrieved. Data from the study of this ice is redefining our understanding of the climate record. In 2009-10, I visited the WAIS…

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