Gallery: Ice Records Play the Songs of Melting Glaciers


If the Earth growls, then glaciers beat-box. In an installation called Langjökull, Snæfellsjökull, Solheimajökull, artist Katie Paterson created three records out of glacier ice and then played them until they melted. The progression of the warbling watery sounds and liquefying flux were documented on film to create, in song, what would become the only physical record of these glaciers’ former existence.

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1 Comment

  1. manny March 2, 2010 at 2:15 am

    now thats cool!

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