The Polar Project » NEWS: Book Publication

I’m excited to share that excerpts from my recent expedition to Antarctica were included in a book that has just been published! The new release, titled Arte da Antártida (Art from Antarctica), includes an essay from my writings and over 30 of my images. The book examines art created on the Ice Continent by more than 20 artists and artist collaborations from around the world. Please see below for more information:

Arte da Antártida (Art from Antarctica) is an 190-page hardcover book filled with color photographs and includes essays by Alfons Hug, Ilija Trojanow, Mirko Bonné and Erika Blumenfeld. Published by Aeroplano (Rio de Janiero, Brazil) and organized by the Goethe-Institute Rio de Janiero the book was produced on the occasion of the exhibition “Intempérie: fenômenos da mudança climática da Antártida” (Intempérie: phenomena of climate change in Antarctica) curated by Alfons Hug and realized by Oi Futuro (Rio de Janeiro). Written in both Portuguese and English, the publication showcases recent artworks created in the remote continent of Antarctica by artists and artist collaboratives from around the globe, including:

Erika Blumenfeld
Phil Dadson
Simon Faithfull
Lutz Fritsch
Adriana Groisman
Frank Halbig
Adam Hyde
Andrea Juan
Jorge E Lucy Orta
Mireya E Mercedes Maso
Rebecca Mattos
Thomas Mulcaire
Siphiwe Ngwenya
Ntsikelelo Ntshingila
Caio Reisewitz
Amanda Rodrigues
Pol Taylor
Tina Velho

Click HERE to buy the book! (This website is in Portuguese, but it is easy to understand what you need to do… just click on “Comprar” and you’ll be taken to the checkout. I’ll update this if a US distributor starts to sell it.)

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One Response to NEWS: Book Publication

  1. Congrats, Erika! on having your essay and over 30 photos included in this important publication covering art being created in Antarctica. We will include info about the book in the next ASCI eBulletin issue.

    Cynthia Pannucci

    Art & Science Collaborations, Inc.(ASCI)
    21-years serving the art-sci-tech field
    A sample ASCI eBulletin can be read at:

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