Olafur Eliasson with Minik Rosing: Arctic Imagination

Thu. Sep 21, 2017 at 7:00pm EDT
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The Arctic Imagination project is a brainstorm across the Atlantic Ocean about melting arctic ice and the increasing temperatures, in which artists exchange ideas and visions of the future of the globe. In only 100 years, the Arctic and the North Pole have been transformed from highly dangerous and mysterious peripheral areas into regions that need our protection and sense of responsibility. NYPL has joined forces with major libraries in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, and Nuuk this year for the project, and is proud to present artist Olafur Eliasson. The urgent tensions between humanity and Nature are ever-present in Eliasson’s work, whether in public installations such as The New York City Waterfalls and Ice Watch or in his Little Sun solar lamp project. He is joined by professor of geology Minik Rosing, whose research spans themes ranging from the consequences of the presence of life for planet Earth to the relations between arts and sciences.




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Co-presented with the Royal Danish Library and the Consulate General of Denmark in New York, as part of the Arctic Imagination series.


     




The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the speaker(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of The New York Public Library.

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Celeste Bartos Forum The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 42nd Street & 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10018
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