Sitting on top of the earth is one of the most inhospitable environments on the planet. There are no trees just nine months of winter per year and temperatures that can fall to -70 degrees.
Up on the roof of the world, isolated, desolate and constantly swept by Arctic winds there are a few men who have learned to survive in this intense and frozen world. We call these men the ’Kings of the Arctic’. From up high they watch as the rest of humanity causes the global warming which is slowly attacking their own territory. Some of them dream of finding gold or petrol beneath their feet whilst others prepare to go hunting hoping to ensure the survival of their clan…
The wild Russian artist and boat captain, Alexander Ponomarev follows his bold dream to create the first Biennale in Antarctica.More info
For centuries intrepid adventurers have set off to the North Pole, they have got there on dog sleds, by plane and even by ballon but this time the attempt will be made in a nuclear-powered Icebreaker.More info