Burning Ice

Cape Farewell’s first major book title, republished in 2016 to mark it’s 10th anniversary. Available for £20.

Burning Ice: Art & Climate Change

Featuring contributions from Heather Ackroyd & Dan Harvey, David Buckland, Dr Valborg Byfield, Siobhan Davies, Gautier Deblonde, Antony Gormley, Gary Hume, Sir David King, Charlie Kronick, Professor H J Schellnhuber and Rachel Whiteread.

Published by Cape Farewell to accompany The Ship exhibition, at the Natural History Museum, Burning Ice: Art & Climate Change is a 176-page publication comprising 200 stunning colour photographs and illustrations. To mark it’s 10th anniversary in 2016 Burning Ice was republished by Gaia Project in partnership with Cape Farewell. The book is available for £20 from Cape Farewell.

The book charts the experiences of artists who have voyaged with Cape Farewell including Heather Ackroyd & Dan Harvey, David Buckland, Siobhan Davies, Gautier Deblonde, Antony Gormley, Gary Hume and Rachel Whiteread and the work they have subsequently produced. Extracts from expedition journals complement writings by novelists Ian McEwan and Robert Macfarlane warning of the impacts of climate change.

Burning Ice: Art & Climate Change also features essays from leading scientists, advisers and other specialists on climate change, energy efficiency, ocean science and carbon trading. Contributors include Professor Sir David King, Chief Scientific Adviser to H.M. Government; Professor H J Schellnhuber, Director Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research; Dr Valborg Byfield, Oceanographer, National Oceanography Centre and Charlie Kronick, Chief Policy Adviser & Leader, Climate Change Campaign, Greenpeace UK.

Key features include:

  • Stunning images of work by internationally renowned artists
  • Thought-provoking texts by contemporary writers
  • Essays by leading climatologists on global warming challenges and solutions

Cape Farewell originally published the book, Burning Ice: Art & Climate Change, to accompany a major exhibition of art from the Cape Farewell expeditions at the Natural History Museum in 2006.

Available for £20

The book is available to buy from Cape Farewell for £20 plus postage. To purchase it please contact Cape Farewell.

Publication information:
June 2016 | 176pp | £20
Paperback | 0-9553109-0-3
240 x 280mm | full colour throughout
Designed by Bullet Creative
Published by Gaia Project in partnership with Cape Farewell

See Also

exhibition installation view

Art & Climate Change

Our first major touring exhibition created in partnership with the Natural History Museum
U-n-f-o-l-d book front cover

Unfold book

Released to accompany the Unfold exhibition, this exquisite book profiles the work of the artists, alongside innovative responses to climate change. Available for £18
book cover

Exchange (Paperback)

Paperback version of the artists’ book by Chris Drury and Kay Syrad. Available for £12

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