two months breaking ice

Cassandra Brooks has spent two months on the Nathaniel B. Palmer, a National Science Foundation research icebreaker sailing in the Ross Sea of Antarctica. This is a time lapse film of the view from the prow of the ship.

Icebreakers have been on my mind this week after seeing Guido van der Werve's Nummer acht, everything is going to be alright at MoMA on Monday, which is a ten minute film of a man walking slowly in front of an icebreaker at work.


In Antarctic news: the kingdom of light is about to end — last Sunday was the last sunset. Also: the lost photos of Captain Scott (hat tip to Lily Stockman).