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As the Academy's first Affiliated Artist, Michael Bartalos presents the series of work he's creating using recycled materials from polar research facilities in Antarctica to inspire sustainability worldwide.
July 31, 2016
This material once belonged to a Jamesway hut, a kind of structure commonly found in polar science camps.
June 28, 2016
In this and the next two blog entries, I post fabric objects that I acquired in Antarctica for my project.
May 30, 2016
An ambitious multiyear program of science and infrastructure powers China's Antarctic Kunlun Station.
April 29, 2016
Researchers are monitoring the West Antarctic Ice Sheet’s mass balance to estimate rising sea levels.
March 29, 2016
How outdoor plumbing keeps from freezing up in Antarctica.
February 26, 2016
Where does McMurdo Station's drinking, cooking, and bathing water come from? Seawater.
January 30, 2016
Antarctica remains vulnerable to plastic pollution that drift to its shores from other parts of the world.
December 30, 2015
Treating waste water at Antarctica's McMurdo Station.
November 30, 2015
Despite protective measures, human presence continues to take a toll on the Antarctic environment.