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Art on the ice floes

Article published on the 2008-09-24 Latest update 2008-09-24 08:04 TU

(Photo: Ellie Ga)

(Photo: Ellie Ga)

Voices: Ellie Ga

24/09/2008 by Imogen Lamb

Young American artist Ellie Ga talks to Imogen Lamb about the incredible five months she spent on the Tara schooner, a prisoner of the Arctic ice. She was one of the members of the Tara expedition, during which a group of scientists trapped their specially-designed schooner in the ice for over one year. Their aim was to find out in what way global warming is affecting the Arctic Ocean. So why was an artist invited to take part in the expedition? Find out in this edition of Voices.
(Photo: Ellie Ga)

(Photo: Ellie Ga)


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