Michael John Whelan
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The Good Soil
Frontier
Divergence of Character
Means of Knowing
Now the shadows I measure
From the Mountain
An echo and a shadow
Mercer
Baribal
The sun shone on the
nothing new

Reprieve
A Perfect Circle
Caisson
Assembly
Kindred
Clearing
Since
The Memoirs of a Madman
The Collector of Skies
And penance is the play
Cathedral
Divergence of Character
2016
single channel 4k video, colour, silent
4:31 min
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A durational video projection of a mound of fresh ice is projected at large scale, highlighting an otherwise overlooked happening outside the Global Seed Vault on Svalbard. The ice is formed when water from the cooling system exits near the entrance to the vault. Upon exposure to the elements it freezes immediately, creating abstracted ice forms.