“I am a witness to something that is happening in my lifetime,” says artist Emma Stibbon. For many years, she has been observing and recording the instability of the polar ice sheets and glaciers, joining collaborative art–science expeditions to the Arctic and the Antarctic. Her large-scale drawings capture both the wondrous beauty of these increasingly precarious frozen places, and the connections with contemporaneous changes we are seeing in more familiar local landscapes. And her solo exhibition Melting Ice | Rising Tides offers a powerful culmination to her project, bringing together ...


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