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Farewell Glacier
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The clear white of the arctic mind.
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DJ Spooky and David Buckland concert at Nuit Blanche, Toronto
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Author Archives: Matthew Clark

Final thoughts

We are very nearly at the end of this amazing journey. Looking back, the experience feels like some kind of lucid dream. There is something very magical about this part of the world, it pulls you in gradually and puts[…..]

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We ventured out to deep sea for two days so that Simon Boxhil could take temperature readings from the West Spitsburgen Current. I took this time as an opportunity to try to organize my photographs and film recordings from the[…..]

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Macro Micro

Most evenings, we have a lecture from one of the scientists or artists explaining their profession and the reason for being on this expedition. Debora Iglesias-Rodriguez gave us a very interesting presentation on ocean acidification. Debora studies microscopic plant cells[…..]

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Different perspective

After four days of battling sea ice around the Mossel Halvoya peninsular we decided to turn back down the south west coast of Svalbard. We waited patiently for the ice to clear checking the sea ice charts daily. Unfortunately, when[…..]

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Full Moon

It was fantastic to see the moon for the first time last night and a full one at that. There has been very little darkness on this trip so far, the sun only just dips below the horizon at night[…..]

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The sounds of ice

I haven’t visited anywhere in the world that is as quiet and solitary as the great outdoors of Svalbard. On a calm day there is mostly silence. When exploring the landscape there is very little audible variation. You have the[…..]

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Monochromatic rainbow

I have been on the look out for unique atmospheric conditions as a part of my research for the National Maritime Museum project and it didn’t take long to find them. On a visit to Trygghamna Bay I witnessed a[…..]

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Don’t forget your toothbrush

You don’t want to be forgetting anything on a trip like this, there’s no popping down the road to get extra supplies once the expedition has started… now where did I put that toothbrush?

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Matthew Clark

Creative Director of United Visual Artists and Digital Artist, London Matthew Clark is one of the founding members of United Visual Artists. Established in 2003, UVA are an art and design practice based in London. UVA produce immersive and responsive[…..]

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