2013-2014 Science Planning Summaries
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An ark of questions sent sailing south: Poetry from Antarctica

Program Manager:
Mr. Peter West

Event Number: W-490-M

ASC POC/Implementer:
Cara Sucher

Ms. Jennifer Martin (Principal Investigator)

Brooklyn, New York

Supporting Stations:  McMurdo Station
Research Locations:  Various locations

Project Description:
The poet will travel with and observe field teams to compile impressions, sensations, textures and scientific vernacular for use in writing original works of poetry. Individual poems resulting from this time in Antarctica will be considered by various national and international literary magazines.

Field Season Overview:
As time and space allows, the artist will travel by helicopter to the Dry Valleys to observe and interact with scientists. She may also make a day trip to the South Pole.

Deploying Team Members:

  • Jennifer Martin (PI)

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