Elizabeth Preston Schoyer
S.A. Andrée's Ice BalloonS.A. Andrée's Ice Balloon (detail)Wooly Mammoth CaterpillarWooly Mammoth Caterpillar (detail)Underwater DesertServant of the Map
Arctic and Antarctica
Ice in its great abundance, the North and South poles are an endless landscape of whiteness. These images come from journals and stories written by and about these explorers.This race to reach the Poles first, by balloon, ship, sled, or otherwise, intrigued me and inspired me to create precarious places for these ideas to collide.