Antarctica Uncovered Exhibition: Closing and Auction Night

Date: 19 Sep 2019 - 19 Sep 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Te Toki a Rata
Victoria University of Wellington
Kelburn Parade
Wellington, Wellington City 6012

The New Zealand Antarctic Society – Wellington Branch, presents “Antarctica Uncovered”: an exhibition of personal photographs with a focus on how people interact with each other and the environment in Antarctica.

Every year, people from diverse backgrounds journey to this frozen landscape to research and explore. They capture their experiences as most of us do; through the eye of a camera. For many, they are capturing their first impressions, their awe at experiencing the vastness of this alien landscape for the first time. For others, this land is not alien but familiar, they capture a view of a world they have come to know so intimately.

These captured viewpoints are often only shared with family and close friends and then stored away. The NZAS would like to uncover these spectacular images and display them to the public for the first time. Unlike professional photographs of Antarctica used in advertising and media, these intimate, personal images reveal the experiences of people living and working in this fascinating part of our planet. Images may include action shots, experiences, photos of animals or unique landscapes.

This evening will draw a close to the exhibition. There will be an open auction of all items in the exhibit and proceeds will be donated to the New Zealand Antarctic Society – Wellington Branch. These donations will be used to cover costs and aid in future Antarctic Society events.

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