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Q & A with Artist Activist Diane Burko

May 5th, 2020 by

Diane Burko is an artist whose practice is situated at the intersection of art, science and the environment, embracing issues of climate change. Her new series invites the viewer to wonder and engage through a time-based, lenticular medium.

Glaciers and Reefs with Diane Burko

January 9th, 2019 by

A new exhibit at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., features vast glacial poles and island reefs by artist Diane Burko.

Artist Diane Burko Shows Us Our World, and It’s Vanishing

March 20th, 2018 by

An upcoming exhibition at the Rowan University Art Gallery in Glassboro, New Jersey, will feature large-scale paintings and photographs that offer a striking look into the contrasting world of beauty and despair. Artist Diane Burko will have her work on display until April 21, 2018.

Diane Burko’s New Exhibit, New Book, New Focus

June 7th, 2017 by

GlacierHub has featured the striking paintings and photographs of Diane Burko on several occasions (see here, here, here and here). A retrospective, Glacial Shifts, Changing Perspectives: Bearing Witness to Climate Change, presents her recent and current work. It is now on display at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where it will run through September 30, […]

Marking ‘Traces of Change’ with Artist Diane Burko

April 12th, 2016 by

Traces of Change, a solo exhibition by the painter and photographer Diane Burko, features a number of images of the cryosphere. It is currently installed at the Cindy Lisica Gallery in Houston, and will remain open until April 16. Burko’s sustained engagement with geological phenomena on many scales has led her to travel to glaciers […]

Artist Diane Burko Ties Together Art and Science

July 15th, 2015 by

The nexus between art and science first featured in artist and photographer Diane Burko’s work in 2006. Since then, Burko has traveled around the world to capture monumental landscapes and features. She has spent time in Norway, Greenland and the Antarctic Peninsula, documenting and bearing witness to the global disappearance of glaciers.  Burko agreed to […]

Work of Glacier Artist Burko to be Displayed at the UN

September 13th, 2016 by

Works by the artist Diane Burko depicting glaciers and ice sheets will be featured at the United Nations headquarters in New York from September 27 to October 8.  They will be displayed in a digital exhibit “Save the Earth, Save the Land,” in which a screen 50 feet long will be installed in the first […]

Photo Friday: The 2020 Greenland Melt Season is Underway

May 8th, 2020 by

The National Snow and Ice Data Center resumed daily monitoring of the 2020 Greenland melt season. The interactive chart, which is updated daily, provides a contextual look at ongoing melt across the ice sheet and its outlet glaciers.

Video of the Week: Quechua Artist Raps in Mountain Landscape

May 6th, 2020 by

Bouncing Latin trap beats mix with the whistling sound of the quena, a Peruvian wind instrument of the Andes, in rapper-singer Renata Flores’ latest music video “Qam hina,” released this past fall.

Celebrating Women in the Cryosphere

March 26th, 2020 by

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we selected five of our favorite stories about women in the cryosphere: a Japanese woman who was the first woman to summit Mount Everest, a Qashqai activist who lost her life when Iran downed a Ukrainian Airliner earlier this year, an all-female Andean climbing team, a glacier-based educational program for young women, and AGU President and polar scientist Robin Bell.

Photo Friday: Images of Europe’s July Heat Wave

August 2nd, 2019 by

National, high-temperature records fell in Great Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and Luxembourg last month. The high pressure system that brought about the record heat is now causing widespread melting of Greenland’s ice sheet.

Photo Friday: Olafur Eliasson’s Ice Art Installation in London

February 8th, 2019 by

Icelandic-Danish artist Olafur Eliasson hopes to bring attention to melting ice sheets through art installations that make climate change tangible.