Post Expedition
Farewell Glacier
By: Nick Drake

Read more »
Post Expedition
To the ends of the Earth
By: Deborah Warner

Read more »
The Independent
Post Expedition
The clear white of the arctic mind.
By: David Buckland

Read more »
Post Expedition
DJ Spooky and David Buckland concert at Nuit Blanche, Toronto
By: voyager

Read more »

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[…..]

Posted in Crew, Images, Matthew Clark, Media | 1 Comment


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[…..]

Posted in Crew, Dr. Simon Boxall, Images, Matthew Clark, Media | Comments Off on Archiving

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[…..]

Posted in Crew, Dr. Debora Iglesias-Rodriguez, Images, Matthew Clark, Media | 3 Comments

Arctic Notes 8 – 9/25/10

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Glacial Arktic Sketch, audio file Arktos Free-verse (scientific style!!!) “One day differed very little from another on board the ship, and the description of one is, in every particular of any importance, a[…..]

Posted in Crew, DJ Spooky, Images, Matthew Clark, Media, Ruth Little, Sound | Comments Off on Arctic Notes 8 – 9/25/10

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[…..]

Posted in Crew, Images, Matthew Clark, Media | 2 Comments

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[…..]

Posted in Crew, Images, Matthew Clark, Media | 1 Comment

Rock concert

Video by Matt Wainwright.

Posted in Beth Kapusta, Bob Davies, Crew, Cynthia Hopkins, Daria Parkhomenko, David Buckland, Deborah Warner, DJ Spooky, Dr. Debora Iglesias-Rodriguez, Dr. Simon Boxall, Film, Iris Häussler, Joy Guillemot, Kevin Buckland, Leonid Tishkov, Marina Moskvina, Matt Wainwright, Matthew Clark, Media, Mikhail Durnenkov, Nick Drake, Nina Horstmann, Ruth Little | 1 Comment

Do you see….

Posted in Crew, Images, Leonid Tishkov, Matthew Clark, Media | 2 Comments

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[…..]

Posted in Crew, Images, Matthew Clark, Media | 4 Comments


Read more on our day of excitement when the emergency call went out. Continue reading

Posted in Crew, David Buckland, Film, Leonid Tishkov, mailout, Marina Moskvina, Matt Wainwright, Matthew Clark, Media, Mikhail Durnenkov, Nick Drake | 5 Comments

Posts by type


Posts by crew

Posts by date

Day 22
By: Cynthia Hopkins

Read more »
Day 22
By: Marina Moskvina

Read more »
Day 22
Moon / Life on the Noorderlicht (according to cartoon)
By: Leonid Tishkov

Read more »
Day 22
Only moon greeting me …
By: Leonid Tishkov

Read more »