Emma Stibbon: Firn

Research output: Non-textual outputExhibition

Abstract

Display of 'Firn'suite of prints A group of four woodcut prints featuring glaciated alpine landscape by the British contemporary artist Emma Stibbon reflecting the Northern Romantic Landscape sensibility and highlighting the vulnerability of glaciers in the face of climate change. 'Aiguilles', a chalk on blackboard drawing by Stibbon was displayed alongside the woodcuts, courtesy of Scott Polar Research Institute. An artist talk accompanied the display A feature in Pallant House Gallery magazine issue 19 'The Ice Woman Cometh'co-incided. The suite of prints were gifted to Pallant House's permanent collection by the Golder-Thompson Gift. The woodcuts were published by Xylon, Switzerland in October 2008 with an essay by Dr Aeneas Bastian. http://www.xylon.ch/de/zeitschrift/135.shtml
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 14 Nov 2009
EventEmma Stibbon: Firn - Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, Chichester, Sussex
Duration: 14 Nov 2009 → …

Keywords

  • Xylon Switzerland
  • woodcut
  • Swiss glaciers
  • Romanticism
  • Alpine landscape
  • climate change

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