27 Feb 2017

Voice of the Iceberg 2: Revelation

From Voice of the Iceberg, 7:01 am on 27 February 2017

A small iceberg, Yoko, that fizzes and crackles like a soda drink.

The dramatic demise of the soaring ice arch, Valentine.

The varied sights and sounds of Antarctic icebergs begin to reveal themselves to Joseph Michael and the watching team of film-makers.

The expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula gathered photographs and audio of icebergs, that will be used to project virtual icebergs onto landmark buildings around the world.

Antarctica – while you were sleeping’, an exhibition projecting a digital iceberg onto the exterior of the Auckland War Memorial Museum, is part of the 2017 Auckland Arts Festival.

The expedition was the brainchild of artist Joseph Michael, who gathered a team of eight film-makers and photographers who spent nearly a month in Antarctica aboard the yacht Australis, skippered by Roger Wallis.

The team: Joseph Michael, Ryan McNeill, Mark Michel aka Mitch, Nick Flyvberg, Thomas Heleta, Simon Godsiff, Jason Nichols, Geoff Ross and Nick Walker.

The Voice of the Iceberg podcast also features NIWA scientist Mike Williams, from the Deep South Science Challenge, and the music of composer Rhian Sheehan.

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