Ellen Mueller

Burning Ice 5

Published on September 23, 2013 at 538 × 800 in Burning Ice

2013, graphite on paper, 9″x6″

Our earth has been shaped, both physically and socially, by the striking landscape carved out by glaciers. However, with the acceleration of global climate change, these glaciers are shrinking at a rapid pace, causing environmental and social upheaval. It is the shrinking borders of glaciers — and the forces causing this change — that I am focusing on in this body of work.

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