public radio reporter in interior Alaska covering mushing, Arctic science and happenings in the Far North

Archive for September, 2015

Art in the Arctic: Covering Artists and Their Work in the Far North

Side-by-side comparisons of historic photos and those taken by Ken Tape show changes to Alaska's Arctic over time.

Side-by-side comparisons of historic photos and those taken by Ken Tape show changes to Alaska’s Arctic over time.

Seeing is Believing

Ken Tape ’99 is amassing a collection of photographs that provide irrefutable evidence that climate change has affected the Alaskan Arctic.

(A story from my undergraduate alumni magazine, the Carleton College Voice.)

 

 

 

 

Artists in Residence Sets Gates of the Arctic to Music

(originally aired on the Alaska Public Radio Network’s Alaska News Nightly August 6, 2012)

Bettles, AK – America’s National Parks serve as a back drop for some of the United States’ best known artwork.  Much of that work was created long before the National Park Service established an ‘Artist in Residence’ program. One man has just completed his fourth residency in Alaska and his ninth in the United States. Emily Schwing caught up with Stephen Lias in Bettles to find out how he turns a backpacking trip on the arctic tundra into a classical music composition.

http://www.nps.gov/gaar/index.htm photo credit: nps.gov

http://www.nps.gov/gaar/index.htm
photo credit: nps.gov